Blue Light-filtering IOL may Prevent Onset and Progression of Macular Degeneration

The implantation of a blue light-filtering intraocular lens (IOL) may prevent the onset and progression of age-related macular degeneration according to investigators in a newly released … [Read more...]

Fenretinide Slows Progression of Dry Macular Degeneration

Fenretinide has shown positive results for slowing the progression of dry macular degeneration in its Phase II trial.  Sirion Therapeutics announced the positive results after all patients … [Read more...]

Cataract Surgery and Macular Degeneration

Cataract surgery has been shown to pose no risk in the progression of macular degeneration.  These results were obtained from a large randomized trial, the results of which showed that cataract … [Read more...]

Slowing the Progression of Macular Degeneration

New research from the AREDS studyhas found that fish oil consumption decreases the risk of macular degeneration progressing to the advanced stages.  This was shown to be true for both wet and dry … [Read more...]

Monitoring Macular Degeneration Preserves Vision

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly. However, a new study reports that close monitoring those patients with macular degeneration can improve the ability to detect … [Read more...]