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    The latest funding round now brings MDFA’s commitment to macular disease research to $5.8 million across 35 projects since 2011.

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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.

    Dr Sheela Kumaran

    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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    Potential treatment for atrophic AMD on the horizon

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

    Eye healthy eating selection: salmon, fruits, vegetables

    Nutrition and AMD

    Dr Liubov Robman’s MDFA funded study investigated the role of nutrition in age-related macular degeneration.

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    Potential new treatment for dry AMD

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