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    Chris Smith urges 50-somethings to catch signs of AMD early

    Broadcaster Chris Smith hardly noticed anything wrong with his vision but was diagnosed with AMD at the age of 52.

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    New TV commercial targeting at-risk community

    Comedians Shane Jacobson and Jean Kittson have voiced a new TV campaign to help stop Aussies in their 50s losing their sight from macular disease.

    50-year-olds at risk of vision loss and blindness

    Australians in their 50s are putting themselves at risk of going blind with a new survey revealing only one in 10 are able to properly identify the major risk factors for AMD.

    Stars urge Aussies in their 50s to have an eye exam

    Celebrities are supporting MDFA’s new Check My Macula campaign, encouraging Australians in their 50s to prioritise their eye health.

    Grant Family Fund bequest: Lasting legacy to ‘best mates’

    Faye Grant included MDFA in her Will. Her bequest is now funding vital, innovative research into macular disease through the Grant Family Fund.

    Million-dollar funding for macular disease research on World Sight Day

    MDFA will award $1 million in its latest round of research funding. It also announced a new stream of ‘blue sky’ grant funding.

    Scientists test potential drug developed in Australia

    A new chemical compound could become a future tool against retinal vascular disease. The finding is the result of a pre-clinical study, led by UNSW researchers.

    National Diabetes Week 2020

    It’s National Diabetes Week 2020 and MDFA is warning that everyone with diabetes is at risk of diabetic eye disease.

    Ita Buttrose with text saying: Ita's plea

    Ita’s coronavirus plea

    Australian icon Ita Buttrose has issued a passionate plea to senior Australians in a bid to avoid thousands of people going unnecessarily blind during the COVID-19 pandemic.