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...]

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 and Obesity

Research conducted at the Harvard Medical School has revealed that age-related macular degeneration could be made worst by being obesity. Patients suffering from the degenerative eye disease may find … [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...]