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Outcomes following RPE transplantation for AMD

Despite the great success of anti-VEGF therapy for wet AMD, there remains a need for alternative treatments for those patients that do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy, or have dry AMD. Surgical treatments, such as maculoplasty, are continuing to evolve. This study finds that maculoplasty is able to maintain the vision of most patients with...


Benefits of the treat-and-extend approach for AMD therapy

The argument in favor of using Avastin over Lucentis is almost always economic. Because Avastin is much cheaper than Lucentis, patients and their insurance provider can save lots of money by using Avastin. However, the "treat and extend" dosing strategy reveals another potential benefit of Avastin - its longer half-life. There are several studies...

Laser eye surgery

Selective retina therapy for acute central serous chorioretinopathy

The search continues for a safe and effective means of speeding the resolution of acute CSC. Because most cases of acute CSC will resolve fully without intervention, it is imperative that any treatment that is undertaken have a very low risk of adverse effects. Safety-enhanced photodynamic therapy is currently the most appealing of the available...

Cataract surgery

Association between asymmetry in cataract and asymmetry in AMD

There is continuing controversy regarding what, if any, risk cataract surgery conveys toward the development of AMD. The concern regarding cataract surgery stems largely from the fact that more blue light will reach the retina after a cataract is removed, and blue light has a higher potential to cause oxidative damage. Most studies that have...

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DNA double-helix molecule
Feb 27, 2012
A new study finds that genes in different pathways influence progression to different stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is known to be influenced primarily by genetic factors, although environmental and behavioral factors also play important roles. Multiple studies have shown that several genes in the alternative complement...

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Feb 26, 2012
When patients are told by their ophthalmologist that they have early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), they often ask about the risk of their AMD progressing. Long-term epidemiological studies that have collected information on the prevalence, incidence, and natural history of AMD provide data to answer this question. These studies...

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Dry Macular Degeneration
Feb 26, 2012
Researchers have developed a risk score for developing geographic atrophy (GA) involving easily obtainable information among patients with bilateral large drusen. Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) and geographic atrophy (GA) are two forms of end-stage AMD. GA is responsible for about 10% of the severe vision loss attributed to the AMD, and...

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