This course is intended for anyone who has been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), along with their friends, family and carers. The course provides a comprehensive insight into AMD and will help you to better understand your condition and your ongoing treatment and care. It will also provide pointers on how to cope with the practical aspects of daily living with AMD as well as deepening your knowledge about the eye and eye care and highlighting sources of support.
The course is unique in having been authored by a series of consultants and medical practitioners from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, who are at the forefront of research and treatment of AMD. It contains a multitude of learning experiences (developed by medical and non-medical staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL) including animation, a podcast, multilingual videos, interactive images, links to social groups and many more.
Course sections include:
You can hear more about the course by watching the short video below:
After completing this course, you will have a wider understanding of how AMD affects the eye, you'll have gathered some tips and tricks on living with AMD and gained appreciation of how the disease is assessed and treated. You will have the knowledge and confidence to improve your daily life and to appropriately manage the future progression of your AMD. Friends, family and carers will also benefit from this greater understanding and will be better able to offer help and support.
In order to access the programme online, you will need access to a computer (laptop, tablet or desktop) or smartphone.
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