News related to Lucentis (Ranibizumab) and/or conditions it is approved for
Ranibizumab for Neovascular AMD in Eyes With Good Vision
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2015.08.20]
Starting ranibizumab treatment for neovascular AMD in eyes with good baseline visual acuity may provide additional benefits to visual outcomes.
The British Journal of Ophthalmology
Source: MedicineNet Cataracts Specialty [2015.05.07]
Title: Macular Degeneration
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2015 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
Stem cells derived from amniotic membrane can benefit retinal diseases when transplanted
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2015.08.20]
Tests on animal models show that MSCs secrete growth factors that suppress causes of diabetic retinopathy and macular degenerationA team of researchers in South Korea has successfully...
Cataract Surgery Safe, Efficacious in Setting of Wet AMD
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2015.08.18]
Cataract surgery appears to be safe and efficacious in eyes receiving anti-VEFG injections for wet age-related macular degeneration, but patients still need to be carefully monitored after surgery.
Medscape Medical News
World first: man with AMD receives bionic eye implant
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2015.07.22]
An 80-year-old man with age-related macular degeneration has become the first in the world to receive a bionic eye implant, leading to a significant improvement in visual function.