News related to Lucentis (Ranibizumab) and/or conditions it is approved for
HIV drug may also treat macular degeneration
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
A new study conducted on mice suggests that already-approved drugs that have been used for 30 years to treat HIV could be re-purposed to treat age-related macular degeneration.
Macular degeneration may respond to new laser therapy
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
A new study shows how a new type of laser treatment reduces some of the vision loss changes caused by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) without damaging the retina.
New insight into age-related macular degeneration
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.17]
Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified an important new factor behind one of the major causes of blindness, which they hope could lead to new treatments.
Advance of macular degeneration can be predicted by retinal-scan analysis
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.08]
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have found a new way to forecast which patients with age-related macular degeneration are likely to suffer from the most debilitating form of the...
Source: MedicineNet Tonometry Specialty [2014.01.23]
Title: Macular Degeneration
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/23/1999 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2014 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
AMD Model May Predict Progression
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.11.19]
A new statistical model, if validated in more research, may help ophthalmologists predict progression of age-related macular degeneration.
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