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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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    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.

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    Navigator Library

    The Navigator Library Access Project is designed to help those who have difficulty reading due to macular degeneration.

    Focus on family

    New research reveals Aussies are at risk of going blind but don’t know it.

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    Lucentis PBS listing

    Macular Degeneration Foundation welcomed the decision to list the sight-saving treatment, Lucentis; on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).