Patients have a very important part to play in research. The Macular Society is able to support researchers by finding suitable and willing patients who can offer researchers the benefit of their experience of living with macular disease.

Do you need patient representatives for a meeting or committee, or people to review your patient information?

Would you like to discuss your research with patients to get their views?

We have access to members and patients willing to undertake this type of role, so please get in touch with us if you are looking for patient involvement.

You can find out more and discuss how we can help by contacting the research team on

For information and guidance on PPI go to INVOLVE which supports active public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research and read the briefing notes for researchers.

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