Nearly 1.5m people in the UK affected by biggest cause of blindness

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11 October 2018

New figures have revealed that nearly 1.5m[i] people in the UK are affected by macular disease, the nation’s biggest cause of blindness. The statistics revealed by national sight loss charity, the Macular Society, have been released on World Sight Day to highlight the extent of what is now an urgent public health issue. Macular disease is a progressive disease, which

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Blind Veterans UK, the Macular Society, Scottish War Blinded and Fight for Sight team up to fight for sight and tackle a leading cause of blindness

27 September 2018
Source: Action Against AMD

Fight for Sight is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new partnership to find a treatment for one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. Working with Blind Veterans UK, the Macular Society and Scottish War Blinded, the charities have launched a new collaboration to transform the funding of research to address age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The

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Macular Society: Artificial intelligence company and four UK charities partner to find a cure for AMD

15 March 2018
Source: The Macular Society

BenevolentAI and Action Against AMD, a group of UK sight loss charities, have today announced their partnership to use BenevolentAI’s technology to find treatments and a potential cure for the leading cause of blindness in the UK – age-related macular degeneration (AMD). BenevolentAI is collaborating with a group of four charities partnering to find a cure for AMD. Blind Veterans UK, Fight

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