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    Eylea and Lucentis switching

    The Foundation welcomes the decision to allow switching of age-related macular degeneration drugs Eylea and Lucentis.

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    Awareness campaign kicks off

    A powerful ‘How’s your macula?’ television advertisement has been produced by the Macular Degeneration Foundation.

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    AMD treatment switching campaign

    There has been a big community response to the Foundation’s campaign to allow AMD drug “switching”.

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    mEYE World 2012

    Macular Degeneration Foundation has announced, as part of World Sight Day activities, the winners of the mEYE World Photographic Competition 2012.

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    TV campaign

    The Macular Degeneration Foundation has launched a new national awareness campaign that featured symptom recognition.

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    Global leaders discuss wet AMD

    International experts met in Sydney in 2012 to develop a road map for the management of wet age-related macular degeneration.

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    Switching should be allowed

    With a new treatment for wet AMD coming on the market, drug switching between Lucentis and Eylea should be allowed.

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    Focus on families

    Research has revealed Australians significantly underestimate the role of family history in developing macular degeneration.

    Federal Budget reassuring

    Macular Degeneration Foundation believes a cap on the Medicare item number for the treatment of wet AMD should have minimal impact on patients.

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