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...]

Nova Scotia Funds Lucentis

Nova Scotia has decided to fund Lucentis, the leading anti-vegf drug used for treating macular degeneration.  Nova Scotia Health Minister Maureen MacDonald made the announcement about the macular … [Read more...]

Macular Translocation Surgery

Macular Translocation Surgery is for patients losing their vision as a result of the eye disease macular degeneration. Macular Degeneration attacks the central vision of those with the eye disease … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Symptoms – A Refresher

Several people have sent emails inquiring about Macular degeneration symptoms.  Macular degeneration symptoms may vary, depending on which type of this eye disease that a person has been diagnosed … [Read more...]

Wet Macular Degeneration

Wet macular degeneration is a less common form of a degenerative eye disease that cause a loss of central vision.  While this form of the eye disease is less common, it accounts for 90 percent of all … [Read more...]