Scientists make important discovery with implications for people living with AMD
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made an important discovery with implications for those living with a common, debilitating eye disease that can cause blindness.
3 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Repeated injections for AMD increase glaucoma risk
Researchers in Wheaton, Ill., reported that patients with age-related macular degeneration were more likely to develop glaucoma and its risk factor, ocular hypertension, when...
6 days ago - Healio
Beovu approved for wet AMD in Europe
The European Commission has approved Beovu for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, Novartis announced in a press release. Beovu is the first anti-VEGF...
6 days ago - Healio
Periodontal disease may be risk factor for AMD
Periodontal diseases are a possible additional risk factor for age-related macular degeneration; however, the link between the two remains unclear, according to a literature...
10 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Higher doses of metformin associated with lower risk for AMD
A population-based, retrospective cohort study showed an association between metformin and a lower risk for age-related macular degeneration. “We found that metformin was...
12 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Not All With AMD May Need Continuing Treatment
A small number of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration continue to maintain good vision years after cessation of anti-VEGF therapy, according to an...
13 days ago - Medscape
Discovery of potential cause of age-related macular degeneration
Age related macular degeneration or AMD leads to loss of vision in around 1.5 million people in the United Kingdom and millions of others around the world. In a new study...
14 days ago - News Medical
Missing doctor's visit linked to decreased visual acuity for patients with AMD
Missing a single ophthalmology appointment over a two-year period was associated with decreased visual acuity for patients with macular degeneration - a leading cause of...
17 days ago - News Medical
VIDEO: Correct identification of CNV types crucial in management of AMD
TREVISO, Italy - At the Retina 2020: New Trends meeting, Giovanni Staurenghi, MD, speaks about the importance of correct identification of choroidal neovascularization types...
25 days ago - Healio
MacuLogix introduces next generation of AMD testing device
MacuLogix Inc. announced its next generation of dark adaptation functional testing with AdaptDx Pro guided by Theia to detect age-related macular degeneration. The company's...
26 days ago - Healio
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