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    Macular degeneration awareness soars

    Foundation’s campaigns leading to increase in macular degeneration awareness in Australia.

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    Wet AMD campaign success

    An advocacy campaign relating to the Extended Medicare Safety Net has been resolved positively for thousands of elderly Australians with wet AMD.

    OCT funding denied

    Many macular degeneration clients are affected by the decision not to fund OCT.

    Avastin rebate change

    New changes to Medicare mean a $200 rebate is no longer available for the administration of Avastin as a treatment for MD.


    Alcohol and AMD

    Melbourne research has considered the link between alcohol and age-related macular degeneration.

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    Macular Disease Patient Charter

    A Macular Disease Patient Charter has been developed.

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    Vision Van launch

    The Vision Van – a mobile eye screening van to increase detection of AMD – has been launched.

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    Audio descriptive in media

    MD Foundation has added its voice to the call for improved access to Audio Descriptive in the electronic media.

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    Inaugural Roth Gair Golf Day

    The inaugural Roth Gair Charity Golf Day was held on Sunday 3 February 2008 to raise money for macular degeneration.