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Learn about a class of drugs currently in clinical trials, called complement inhibitors, which may provide new treatment options for people who have macular degeneration.
This article summarizes the research concerning aspirin use for those living with macular degeneration.
Recent studies suggest that the types of bacteria that live in our intestines can influence susceptibility to certain diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
New long-lasting medications are now in clinical trials for wet age-related macular degeneration. Learn more about these new options that may decrease the frequency of eye injections.
Learn about financial aid resources that may be available to help cover the costs of your macular degeneration prescription medications.
Learn the best way to avoid treatments that have limited or non-existent data to support their effectiveness for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Learn about Stargardt disease and Best's disease, two forms of macular degeneration that affect children and young adults.
Since age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older, it’s important to take steps that may prevent this eye disease. Certain measures have been shown in large clinical trials to clearly decrease the risk of AMD, and other actions, based on smaller trials or theoretical considerations, may also decrease risk.
Many people with visual impairment can benefit from apps, helpful websites, and specific computer settings.
Learn about low-vision evaluation, occupational therapists who specialize in helping people with low vision, and how to find helpful organizations.