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Macular Degeneration

Signs and Symptoms of Macular Degeneration
February 27, 2018 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Blurry vision and distortion are symptoms of macular degeneration, but can also be caused by other diseases of the retina. How can you tell when you have macular degeneration?

Do Drusen Diagonse Macular Degeneration?
February 17, 2018 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Drusen are not necessarily diagnostic of macular degeneration. Here’s how to determine if your drusen are associated with eye disease.

Gene Therapy Prevents Blindness
November 3, 2017 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Here’s some exciting news about gene therapy and a potential cure for two types of inherited blindness. One injection may restore vision.

What is Macular Degeneration
March 10, 2016 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Know anyone with macular degeneration? Here’s a short update about the disease, symptoms and treatment.

Best Test for Macular Degeneration
March 5, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

What’s the best test to diagnose macular degeneration? A fluorescein angiogram can distinguish normal drusen from ARMD.

Sophie is 93 and Reads!
August 28, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

I’ve written about another of my more elderly patients who remains independent and can read despite wet ARMD! She’s 93!

Vitamin & Diet Recommendations for ARMD
May 24, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

AREDS 2 did not change any dietary or supplement (vitamin) recommendations for those with macular degeneration. The original formula is still recommended.

AREDS 2 Vitamin Study for Macular Degeneration
May 16, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

AREDS vitamins can slow down ARMD in certain patients. AREDS 2 results were just released. Not much new information, but still a valuable study.

Best Treatment for Wet Macular Degeneration
April 12, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

The “best” treatment for wet macular degeneration is efficacious (works all the time), without complications and effective 100% of the time (works in everyone).

Avastin Injection Recall
March 27, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Only certain Avastin injections have been linked to severe, potentially blinding, infections. A single compounding pharmacy is at fault, not the Avastin.


Currently, I see patients with retinal diseases; macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker within several different's a different arrangement, but it allows more continuous care with many eye specialists. In addition, I am very accessible via the web. To schedule your own appointment, call any of the numbers below.

Virginia Lasik | Office of Anh Nguyen, M.D.
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Layla

A: 431 Park Avenue, Suite 103 • Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Ph: 703.534. 4393
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Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Ashley (Surgery/Web)
Chrissy Megargee (Web)

A: 3930 Pender Drive, Suite 10 • Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Ph: 703.273.2398
F: 703.273.0239
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