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Macular Degeneration Research

Anti-VEGF injections can be effective at improving wet AMD, but many patients worry about an injection in the eye. Here's what to expect before and after treatment.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

If you have these vision issues, especially when waking up, you may be showing less common symptoms of macular degeneration.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is caused by a number of genetic and environmental factors. People with an affected parent have approximately twice the risk of getting the disease than someone whose parents do not have AMD. Learn about the genes that increase the risk of AMD, and whether genetic testing is recommended.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which cells in the retina waste away, causing vision loss.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Explore the latest research and FAQs about bright lights and retina damage, plus tips for protecting your eyes.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Do your macular degeneration vitamins meet the standard? A study found some eye health supplements had incorrect labels. Learn more.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Does AMD lead to blindness? Learn how AMD is diagnosed, what to expect next, and how following your doctor's instructions can help you retain your vision.

Jan 25, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

Learn what anti-VEGF treatments are and how they are used to manage the wet form of age-related macular degeneration.

Nov 8, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

A dozen years ago, there were hardly any treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Fortunately, there are now several, and the best way to evaluate their effectiveness is to review the results of large, well-designed clinical trials.

Nov 8, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

An ophthalmologist explains the differences between dry and wet age-related macular degeneration.

Oct 31, 2022