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Weekly conferences are held on macular disease to discuss cases presented by esteemed fellows and faculty members. Annual meetings are also hosted throughout the country regarding major insights within the ophthalmic community.

  • “The Retinal Atlas” is now the most widely distributed textbook in the field of ophthalmology, the recipient of the Prose Award for medical text, relevant enough to be translated into......

  • Severe myopia referred to as pathologic myopia was the subject of a textbook authored and edited by Macula Foundation supporters. This disease of the retina and macula is a major......

  • The “New” Retinal Atlas is an extension and expansion of the first Retinal Atlas with an emphasis on current imaging technology, pharmacological therapies, and newly recognized diseases.  ...

  • There are now 4 companies which manufacture a device which can determine flow of the retinal and choroidal circulations without the use of a contrast dye. The risk of intravenous......

  • Our understanding of “pachychoroid disease” has expanded greatly thanks to multimodal clinical imaging technologies. Cross-sectional and en face depth-resolved imaging, such as enhanced depth imaging ...

  • The Macula Foundation supported research in the late 1990’s leading to the discovery of drugs to be injected into the eye for treatment of  “wet” macular degeneration. The investigat...

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