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World Retina Week

Events

WORLD RETINA WEEK 2019

World Retina Week creates awareness of retinal vision loss such as retinitis pigmentosa, macual dystrophy, usher syndrome and related retinal conditions.

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Dis-Chem Ride for Sight

Events

Dis-Chem Ride4Sight 2020

The Dis-Chem Ride For Sight 2020 will be held on Sunday 16th February 2020. Dis-Chem Pharmacies are once again the headline sponsors and the event will be proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni. Enter now at : www.cycleevents.co.za

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Professor Ramesar and Lisa Roberts from UCT

News

First results of UCT NGS Diagnostic panel

Professor Ramesar (PI) and Dr Lisa Roberts from UCT have established a NGS Diagnostic panel to identify mutations causing retinal conditions in South Africa patienst. The results from the first group of patienstested are amazing. Conrtaulations to them and the entire team at UCT

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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

Fury Motor Group 2019. We need your help!

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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