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    Medicare rebate update

    We're celebrating a huge win for the macular disease community, as the major political parties reject a 69 per cent rebate cut for sight-saving eye injections.

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    Potential new treatment for dry AMD

    Apellis announces initial results from two phase III studies in geographic atrophy.

    Macula Matters

    Macula Matters

    In the August 2021 Macula Matters, MDFA’s email newsletter for eye health professionals, we launch our CPD course on diabetic eye disease. There’s news on our meeting with the Health Minister plus a CERA case study.

    How does peer support help you?

    Living with macular disease can be isolating. MDFA’s peer support might be the answer.

    Who is the Centre For Eye Health?

    Introducing the Centre for Eye Health, a not-for-profit initiative of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and UNSW.

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    Seeing the unseen: why definition matters

    A case study on different imaging modalities from the Centre for Eye Health

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    Vision Voice spring 2021 out now

    The Spring 2021 Vision Voice leads with the Health Minister Greg Hunt, seeking to allay your concerns around Medicare rebate changes.

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    MBS eye injection: update

    MDFA continues to advocate against a proposal to cut Medicare rebates for eye injections and met with the Health Minister in June 2021.

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    Don’t defer essential eye appointments during lockdown

    We’re seeking to clear up any confusion around deferring eye appointments during lockdown.

    Don’t defer essential eye appointments: media release

    You should seek advice from your optometrist or ophthalmologist before deferring eye appointments during lockdown.