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    New Nutrition Guidelines for AMD

    Latest research supports Mediterranean and Asian-style eating plans to reduce risk of AMD

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    Diabetic eye disease: Laying the foundations for new treatments

    Professor Chandra Balaratnasingam’s MDFA-funded research is exploring the cellular changes that occur in diabetic macular ischaemia (DMI) to help develop a breakthrough therapy.

    Improving the diagnosis of macular disease

    Grant Family Fund support is allowing Dr Alexis Ceecee Britten-Jones to research a way to ensure people with rare inherited macular dystrophies receive the right treatment for them in future.

    AI, NASA and dry AMD

    Find out how the Grant Family Fund is helping Dr Xavier Hadoux use cutting-edge technology to detect the early signs of macular disease.

     Could a new supplement help slow AMD?

    A/Prof Gerald Liew’s second MDFA Research Grant is allowing him to investigate a potential sight-saving supplement to improve dysfunctional mitochondria and prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 

    Read our latest Vision Voice newsletter today 

    Our final Vision Voice for the year celebrates two remarkable centenarian members of our community who are vigilant in maintaining their vision with sight-saving eye injections.

    MDFA partners with TerryWhite Chemmart for national campaign

    MDFA and TerryWhite Chemmart are providing people aged 50+ with a fast, easy way to understand and assess their general risk factors for macular disease.

    Eye injections – a lifeline to the outside world

    The centenarian, whose bookshelves and cupboards are crammed with biographies, literary classics and the odd Agatha Christie mystery, regards her regular eye injections as a lifeline.

    Introducing Eye Connect

    Since 2001, MDFA has supported thousands of people each year with information about macular disease.

    New research & education course highlights importance of improving IRD awareness among Optometrists

    Inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) have a significant impact on the Australian population, with approximately 1