News related to Lucentis (Ranibizumab) and/or conditions it is approved for
Repeated eye injections for age-related macular degeneration associated with increased risk for glaucoma surgery
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
Patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery, according to a study...
Assessing the impact of stress in age-related macular degeneration
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2017.03.07]
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.
Source: MedicineNet Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Magnifiers Specialty [2016.05.06]
Title: Macular Degeneration
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
Source: MedicineNet Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Type) Specialty [2010.07.07]
Title: 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2010 2:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2010
Physician Who Tricked Patients Into Surgery Gets 10 Years
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines [2017.03.21]
David Ming Pon, MD, bilked Medicare by telling patients they needed laser treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration they didn't have. Make him an example, two peers said.
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Unproven stem cell 'therapy' blinds three patients at Florida clinic
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2017.03.17]
Three people with macular degeneration were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment that was touted as a clinical trial in 2015 at a clinic in Florida.