Search services and support Health situation of cared-for Disability The Macular Society Southampton & Area [email protected] Support Group Meet on the third Saturday 11am-1pm quarterly Feb, May, Aug and Nov The Macular Society's local groups can be found across the UK and offer practical and emotional support to people with macular disease from people with macular disease. They can help you to further understand your condition, come to terms with sight loss, share information about treatment and ultimately stay independent. Groups meet regularly and invite guest speakers, run social events, arrange outings and holidays, fundraise, help raise awareness of macular disease, get involved in campaigns and work with local eye care professionals. [email protected] These local support groups are aimed specifically at younger, working-age people with macular conditions. It is called [email protected] (pronounced Wham!), which is short for Working At Macular. Many groups meet in evenings, or at weekends in cafes or pubs. Members can share experiences and get advice on issues, including working with macular disease, driving, technology and entertainment. Meet up at Standing Order (Wetherspoons), 30 High Street, Southampton SO14 2DF Contact the helpline on 0300 3030 111 for group contact details.