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High-priced drugs used to treat diabetic macular edema not cost-effective
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2016.06.13]
The anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs ranibizumab and aflibercept, used to treat vision loss from diabetic macular edema (DME), and approximately 20 to 30 times more expensive than...

Boosting the potency of a broccoli-related compound yields a possible treatment for macular degeneration
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
Buck Institute study also shows that palmitoleic acid protects the retina from environmental damage in mouse models of disease.

The multiple sclerosis drug interferon-β as treatment for age-related macular degeneration?
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2016.06.27]
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among the elderly.

Macular Degeneration
Source: MedicineNet Cataracts 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

Patients with macular degeneration show improvement with high-dose statin treatment
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.02.05]
Researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School and the University of Crete have conducted a phase I/II clinical trial investigating the efficacy of statins (cholesterol-lowering...

'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

Routine monitoring of eye condition effective in the community
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
Research published in BMJ Open today has found that community care for routine monitoring of neovascular age-related macular degeneration can be just as effective as hospital-based care.

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