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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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    Launch of Research Grants program

    The Macular Degeneration Foundation has established a Research Grants Program to raise $10 million over the next 10 years.

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    Low vision aids subsidy needed

    The Macular Degeneration Foundation is advocating for national subsidy scheme for low vision aids and technology for people with low vision.

    Annastacia’s story

    Annastacia Palaszczuk was diagnosed with the wet form of macular degeneration when she was just 34 years of age.

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    Awareness week 2010

    The Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk, Queensland Minister for Disability and Multicultural Affairs launched MD Awareness Week with her personal story of MD.

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    Know the symptoms

    Survey shows risk of over 50s dismissing macular degeneration symptoms.

    Medicare benefits for Avastin

    Patients with wet macular degeneration (MD) who are receiving Avastin injections will again be entitled to a Medicare Rebate.

    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.