About Macular Disease Society
The Macular Disease Society (MDS) is a non-profit charity that offers support groups to patients and family members affected by macular degeneration. This is a degenerative disease affecting the macula or center of the retina of the eye. It results in progressive loss of central vision. The goal of MDS is to provide information, help, support, and advice to patients, their families, and healthcare professionals. MDS also supports, sponsors, and monitors research into the cause of, and treatments for, macular degeneration.