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    MDFA awarded a total funding pool of more than $1 million in May 2021 to eight exciting researchers, bringing our total investment in research to $5.1m since 2011.

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    Macular disease research highlights

    The latest research relevant to optometrists and other health professionals

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    Optometrists needed for trial study

    Participate in new intervention designed to improve glaucoma and diabetic eye care.

    Update: Potential new treatments for nAMD and DMO

    The US FDA recently approved two treatments: Susvimo® and Vabysmo®.

    Research program: AMD and quality of life

    Volunteers with AMD sought to build a new computerised instrument.

    Reticular pseudodrusen in AMD: Update for optometrists

    Read the latest from CERA researchers Dr Zhichao Wu, Himeesh Kumar and Prof Robyn Guymer.

    Annual research update

    Macular Disease Research Update: November 2021

    MDFA’s summary of the past 12 months’ research into macular disease.

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    Research study measuring the impact of AMD on quality of life

    If you have AMD, you could help this MDFA-funded study.

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    2021 Research Update: Early-stage treatments

    Many potential drugs enter early-stage development. Only a few treatments will progress to late-stage development. This update details early stage treatments.

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    Potential treatment for atrophic AMD on the horizon

    Results have now been presented at medical conferences in the USA.

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