Macular Disease Society
The Macular Disease Society is a self-help society for those diagnosed with any of the eye conditions encompassed by the overall name of Macular Disease. The Society is dedicated to providing information and practical support so that those with the condition may make the most of their remaining vision. They produce a quarterly magazine, Side View, written by members for members and this is available in large print or on audio tape. Its content is wide ranging and includes articles on Macular Disease, low vision aids, the latest developments in Macular Disease research and news from our UK wide group of members.
They also have a nationwide network of locally-run support groups around the UK with a total membership of over 16,000. This includes members in 28 countries outside the UK.