HIV Drug May Treat Macular Degeneration

Researchers from the University of Kentucky in Lexington have found that a class of drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS could possibly be used as a treatment for age-related macular degeneration. Dry … [Read more...]

Smoking Linked to Macular Degeneration

Individuals who smoke are at a greater risk to develop age-related macular degeneration according to a new study conducted by the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Macular degeneration or … [Read more...]

New Dry Macular Degeneration Drug Being Tested

A potential new drug treatment for Macular Degeneration is being tested for patients suffering from dry macular degeneration. The drug, Glatirmar is hoped to have long-term benefits for patients for … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Treatment by Injection

There are several macular degeneration treatments that are administered by injection.  These are used to treat the most severe form of macular degeneration known as wet macular degeneration. Wet … [Read more...]

Lucentis Costing Medicare $1 Billion

An analysis of medicare data shows that Lucentis, a treatment for wet macular degeneration is costing Medicare in the United States approximately $1 Billion per year. Researchers and eye care … [Read more...]