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eye health


The Macular Disease Foundation Australia is calling for entries into the fifth annual mEYE World Photographic Competition and is asking all Australians to submit a photograph that captures the theme: See …

A government subsidy for a biologic to treat vision impairment caused by macular oedema in patients with diabetes or retinal vein occlusion (branch or central) will be available from 1 July.

For most people our eyes provide around 80% of the information from our surroundings, and pharmacists are perfectly placed to help consumers maintain good eye health.

Treatment for Australia’s leading cause of blindness – macular degeneration – has turned a corner through the efforts of Australian and global ophthalmologists, says the Royal Australian and New Zealand …

A major study has revealed that more than four out of five Chinese students suffer from myopia – and researchers warn Australia could see similar rates of the condition into the …

Macular Disease Foundation Australia today applauded the Federal Government’s decision to place the registered drug ranibizumab (Lucentis) on the PBS, enabling patients affordable access to this sight saving treatment for …

Macular degeneration is a progressive, chronic disease affecting the central part of the retina responsible for central sight. This affects the ability to read, drive, recognise faces and perform activities …

Kids in all regions of the world are affected by a range of eye diseases and conditions that can permanently impact their lives – and even in Australia, 20% of …