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    Saving sight will save billions of dollars

    An investment to save the sight of thousands of vulnerable older Australians will save the Government up two billion dollars.

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    Cigarette warnings welcomed

    Macular Degeneration Foundation welcomes new warnings about smoking and blindness to be printed on tobacco products.

    Lucentis must be accessible

    Macular Degeneration Foundation calls on the Federal Government to speed the accessibility and affordability of Lucentis.

    Awareness week 2006

    Macular degeneration (MD) is the leading cause of blindness in Australia and is silently taking away the sight of Australia’s ageing population.

    Costs of AMD

    A study has revealed that AMD costs Australians $2.6 billion a year.

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    Win for war veterans

    War Veterans will now be subject to the same measurement of visual acuity as other Australians in order to access Centrelink benefits.

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