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...]

Eylea Treatment for Macular Degeneration

A new drug has been developed as a treatment for macular degeneration.  The drug named Eylea will compete directly with Lucentis, the current leading treatment for the eye disease. It is expected … [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...]

Gene Based Macular Degeneration Treatment Promising

A new gene based treatment for wet macular degeneration has showed promise after being administered to 18 patients as part of an ongoing study. Developed by Oxford Biomedica, RetinoStat targets … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Treatment Trials Start in July

Stem cell treatment trials for patients suffering from macular degeneration began in July at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Cells derived from human … [Read more...]