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World Retina Week

Events

First ever Clinical trial in South Africa

Retina South Africa is proud to announce the first ever clinical trial in South Africa to test a treatment for an inherited retinal disease- Stargardt Disease. The Acucela Inc. USA, multicentre trial will test if the drug Emixustat will slow the vision loss in patients with this condition which leads to loss of central vision.

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Dis-Chem Ride for Sight

Events

Dis-Chem Ride4Sight 2020

The Dis-Chem Ride For Sight 2020 was held on Sunday 16th February . Over 4500 Cyclists took to the street of Boksburg to cycle to restore the gift of sight. Dusty Day won the 116km Super Classic from an elite field of top South African cyclists.

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News

NEED ADVICE?

Retina South Africa is here to assist you during the Covid 19 Pandemic. Free counseling is available by telephone. Whats App, Skype or Zoom.

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First gene replacement therapy approved

News

Clinical Trial in South Africa

Retina South Africa is in negotiation to bring clinical trials to South Africa. How does this effect SA patients

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Fundraising

Motor Car raffle cancelled.

The Fury Motor Group in association with their partners are once again privileged to sponsor the community raffle for a Mazda 2 . Tickets are now available at Retina South Africa for only R100 per book of ten tickets

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Dis-Chem Ride for Sight - 2020

Events

Dis-Chem Ride for Sight

The 29th Ride for Sight was once again sponsored by Dis-Chem Pharmacies and generously supported by the Ekurhuleni Metro .

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News

Our Paralympic heroes Ilsa Hayes and Alani Ferreira

Congratulations to Alani Ferreira (Swimming) and Ilse Cartens nee Hayes who represented South Africa at the Rio 2016…

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