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 Eye Treatment Effective for Macular Degeneration

A new treatment for the eye disease macular degeneration is showing great promise in studies. This may potentially lead to new forms of treatment for age-related macular degeneration and could help … [Read more...]

Eylea Approved for Macular Degeneration Treatment

The FDA has granted approval to the age-related macular degeneration treatment Eylea, clearing the way to provide another form of treatment for the leading eye disease causing blindness in the … [Read more...]

Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy for Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration has been identified as a leading cause of blindness and vision loss among older people.  Because of better diagnostic techniques in recent years, more and more people are being … [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...]