Judi Dench Speaks Out about Macular Degeneration

One of Britain’s best-loved actresses, Dame Judi Dench, has revealed the full extent of her struggle against age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  In an interview in the US, when Dench spoke openly about her difficulties reading scripts and watching films. Nonetheless, the 79-year-old actress, who has recently received her seventh Oscar nomination for the film Philomena, … Read more

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the term we use for a group of conditions that can impair vision as a result of damage to the optic nerve, which sends signals from the eye to the brain. In the UK, the type we encounter most often is chronic open-angle glaucoma, which currently affects almost half a million people in … Read more