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Raising Awareness For Macular Degeneration, The Condition That Affects 1 In 7 Aged 50+

Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:20 am | Macular Degeneration New Zealand

It’s a condition that affects 1 in 7 New Zealanders aged 50+, rising to a quarter of those aged over 80, yet awareness of macular degeneration is low, with almost half (49%) revealing they do not know anything about the condition. More >>

Kiwi’s Favourite NZViews Revealed

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 10:10 am | Macular Degeneration New Zealand

Auckland, Tuesday 27 October 2020: A photograph of Hooker Lake in Canterbury has been awarded New Zealand’s most beautiful view. The picture was one of over 500 entries submitted of stunning vistas from across the country to a competition held ... More >>

Treatment for NZ’s Leading Cause of Blindness Successful

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:20 pm | Macular Degeneration New Zealand

This Awareness Week, Macular Degeneration New Zealand (MDNZ) reveals new research showing only 67% of Kiwis over the age of 50 have heard of MD. At the same time, MDNZ is releasing a resource paper highlighting key evidence that shows treatment ... More >>

Simple Home Test Detects Leading Cause of Blindness

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 1:06 pm | Macular Degeneration New Zealand

Taking place this week is Macular Degeneration Awareness Week – a nationwide campaign that aims to educate Kiwis about the leading cause of blindness in New Zealand, macular degeneration (MD). More >>

Expert Joins Campaign to Educate on Macular Degeneration

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 3:47 pm | Macular Degeneration New Zealand

A top Auckland ophthalmologist is joining forces with Macular Degeneration New Zealand to raise awareness of one of the leading causes of blindness in this country. More >>