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...]

Nova Scotia Funds Lucentis

Nova Scotia has decided to fund Lucentis, the leading anti-vegf drug used for treating macular degeneration.  Nova Scotia Health Minister Maureen MacDonald made the announcement about the macular … [Read more...]

Avastin and Lucentis Safe for Macular Degeneration Treatment

A recent publication in the Archives of Ophthalmology reports that both Avastin and Lucentis are safe treatments for Macular Degeneration. Findings have shown that neither Avastin or Lucentis … [Read more...]

New Brunswick government reimburses Lucentis* for residents suffering from leading cause of age-related vision loss

Wet AMD patients now have access to first medication to improve vision and restore quality of life DORVAL, QC, Nov. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - New Brunswickers with wet age-related macular degeneration … [Read more...]

New Brunswick Covers Lucentis Treatments for Wet Macular Degeneration

Lucentis, the leading treatment for the eye disease wet macular degeneration is now covered through the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Plan (NBPDP).  The November 16 announcement ensures that people … [Read more...]