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...]

Lucentis Treatment coming to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

People diagnosed with wet macular degeneration in the Cape Breton, Nova Scotia area will now have access to lucentis as a treatment option.  Premier Darrell Dexter made the announcement indicating … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Drugs

With age-related macular degeneration recognized as the leading cause of blindness in the aging population, developing drugs to combat the eye disease has become a priority for many pharmaceutical … [Read more...]

Avastin Injections Reported to Cause Blindness

Health authorities in Florida and Tennessee have indicated several people suffering from wet macular degeneration recently treated with the Avastin have been blinded. Approved initially as a cancer … [Read more...]