Macular Society’s July E-newsletter

The Macular Society’s July e-newsletter is now out and includes the following and more:

‘We desperately want to change the future for Matilda’
At just three and a half Matilda was diagnosed with macular disease at a routine eye test. In Macular Week, her family shared her sto

‘As scientists our ultimate aim is to make people’s lives better’
In Macular Week we shared Matilda’s story. Matilda is just seven years old and her parents would so desperately like a cure in her lifetime. So, what progress is being made?

‘Without research we won’t move forward with new treatments’
What has happened to research projects during lockdown? Over the last few months many labs and universities have been forced to close and suspend their research due to the coronavirus outbreak. But researchers in Bristol have managed to buck the trend.

Patients urged to seek treatment, before it is too late
A new report has revealed more than a 70% reduction in new referrals and a high rate of missed appointments due to the coronavirus.

Read the full newsletter here