MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support)

About us

MACS is a small national charity supporting children born without eyes or with underdeveloped eyes.

Every year in the UK, 90 children will be born with no eyes (Anophthalmia), small eyes (Microphthalmia), or a cleft in the eye (Coloboma). Many children will have additional needs or other health challenges. Receiving the diagnosis may be an isolating experience for parents; they may feel hopeless and alone.

MACS now helps over 2800 people from 900 families across the UK, supporting them at every stage of their journey by providing peer support, practical help and opportunities to take part in life-changing activity trips.


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