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...]

Nanosecond Laser Treatment for Dry Macular Degeneration

A new nanosecond laser treatment for dry macular degeneration is being tested at the Australian Centre for Eye Research.  It is hoped this new treatment will slow or reverse the effects of dry macular … [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...]