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...]

Stem Cells Implanted into Patient with Dry Macular Degeneration

Stem cells have become the corner stone of research into providing revolutionary treatments for dry macular degeneration.  Continuing its Phase I & Phase II clinical trials, StemCells Inc has … [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...]

Genetic Mutation Identifies High Risk of Macular Degeneration

A rare genetic mutation has been identified that predicts a high risk of macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is seen as the leading cause of blindness in the elderly.  Having a genetic … [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...]