What is Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a degenerative macular disease which more commonly develops as a person approaches middle age.  Macular degeneration affects the macula, the part of the retina responsible for … [Read more...]

British Parliament Responds to Macular Degeneration Petition

The British Parliament was presented with a petition from Macular Degeneration Patients stating "We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to authorise use of all available drugs to combat … [Read more...]

Experimental Stem Cell Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Researchers have reported a promising new treatment involving stem cells that could see viable treatments for both wet and dry macular degeneration.  Until now, the only treatment available for wet … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Drugs Pose Risks

New drugs developed to treat both cancer and the eye disease macular degeneration pose increased risk of heart attack and stroke.  According to research published by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati of the … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Increases Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

People who suffer from the eye disease macular degeneration are more likely to die from a heart attack or a stroke.  Based on a study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, people under … [Read more...]