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...]

Possible Lucentis Side-Effects Discovered

Researchers may have uncovered a side-effect in the macular degeneration treatment Lucentis. Lucentis is the leading treatment for wet macular degeneration.  However, researchers at the Mayo Clinic … [Read more...]

Nova Scotia Contemplates Lucentis Treatment

Nova Scotia is contemplating providing coverage for Lucentis, the leading macular degeneration treatment. According to Maureen MacDonald, Nova Scotia's health minister, the province may pay for … [Read more...]

Lucentis Treatment for Wet Macular Degeneration – The UK and Canada

The debate over Lucentis as a treatment for wet macular degeneration is continuing in both the United Kingdom and in Canada.  Both Canada and the UK have publicly funded health care systems and with … [Read more...]

Lucentis Coverage in Ontario and Quebec, Canada

The macular degeneration drug Lucentis has coverage for funding in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Shortly after the July 30, 2007 Notice of Compliance issued by Health Canada to Novartis Ophthalmics, … [Read more...]