The past, present, and future of macular research

Tuesday 16 July 2024

Radio broadcaster, Peter White, and ophthalmologist professor Ian Pearce join this webinar to bid farewell to Cathy Yelf, the Macular Society's chief executive, who is retiring after nearly a decade of dedicated service. They discuss the progress in macular research over the years, share insights on current developments, and explore their hopes for the future.

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Martin Mckibbin

Latest improvement in AMD Care: Results from the UK's second AMD audit

Tuesday 18 June 2024

AMD specialist, Martin McKibbin, joins us to share the results of the second annual report of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) AMD Audit. The audit aims to improve the way care is delivered and the treatment outcomes for patients receiving NHS treatment for wet AMD.

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Ruth Rhydderch

What is an ECLO and how can they support you?

Thursday 30 May 2024

Ruth Rhydderch, an ECLO at the University Hospital of Wales, joins us to discuss her role as an eye clinic liaison officer, and to share her top pieces of advice.

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Exploring Valeda light therapy for AMD

Tuesday 21 May 2024

Red light therapy, also known as photobiomodulation, is being used to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD). But how does it work and is it effective? Professor Tim Jackson delves into the science behind Valeda light therapy.

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Yuan

Ask the eye care professionals

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Ophthalmologist Rashmi Akshikar and optometrist Yuan Gao join us to discussed their roles in more detail and how they can help you, both in the clinic and beyond.

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Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor

Latest updates in myopic macular degeneration

Thursday 28 March 2024

Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor joins us to talk about myopic macular degeneration (MMD). She also discusses its prevalence and her latest research into the condition on how to slow myopia progression in childhood and adolescence.

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Julie Silvestri

Do magnifying intraocular lenses work for people with macular disease?

Wednesday 20 March 2024

Dr Julie Silvestri from Royal Hospitals, Belfast, joins us to discuss the first clinical trial being undertaken by her team, investigating the effectiveness of magnifying intraocular lens implants.

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 Pete Lock

Trains, planes and automobiles

Thursday 29 February 2024

Pete Lock from Guide Dogs shares his experience travelling across the UK on public transport and shares tips and strategies for stress-free journeys.

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