* THE support group for people with AMD is MIST. Contact Maureen Kane on 01-2691921
Fighting Blindness on 01-7093050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fightingblindness.ie
* National Council for the Blind of Ireland, phone (Locall): 1850 334353 email: email@example.com or visit www.ncbi.ie
* AMD Awareness Week is running from September 23-29 to promote early detection of the signs of AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration).
* Throughout AMD Awareness Week, free testing will be available to detect the early signs of AMD at a range of participating independent opticians/optometrists nationwide, and a Novartis mobile testing unit will also visit venues in Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Cork and Waterford. For more information visit www.amd.ie.