Eylea Treatment for Macular Degeneration

A new drug has been developed as a treatment for macular degeneration.  The drug named Eylea will compete directly with Lucentis, the current leading treatment for the eye disease. It is expected … [Read more...]

Stem Cell Trial for Macular Degeneration Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a stem cell trial for treating macular degeneration. Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) made the announcement of the FDA's approval for trying human … [Read more...]

Acanthamoeba Keratitis and Contact Lenses

Acanthamoeba Keratitis is an eye condition that results from poor contact lens hygiene.  This can lead to a rare, but serious eye infection developing.  Patients who suffer from the eye condition … [Read more...]

Moorfields Laptop Technology to Aid Global Glaucoma Diagnostics

Moorfields MDT diagnostic technology to tackle global glaucoma challenge.  Future diagnostic laptop technology to tackle challenge of early global glaucoma detection on first World Glaucoma Day.  … [Read more...]

Wet and Dry Macular Degeneration

There are two forms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - wet macular degeneration and dry macular degeneration. Dry macular degeneration is caused by a build-up of waste products in a layer … [Read more...]