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...]

Daily Aspirin Increases Risk of Macular Degeneration

New research has shown seniors taking a daily dose of aspirin are twice as likely to develop late stage macular degeneration than people who don't take the drug. While aspirin does not directly … [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...]

iVeena Implants May Assist Macular Degeneration Patients

Patients suffering from wet macular degeneration are usually treated with injections of Lucentis or Avastin.  These intravitreal injections are described as painful and stressful. Fortunately … [Read more...]