Macular Degeneration

July 21, 2009

Macular Degeneration: How to Monitor Your Vision at Home

Self monitoring is the best way to prevent visual loss in macular degeneration. The Amsler grid is very useful.
July 22, 2009

From Fish to Nuts, Eating Right to Prevent Macular Degeneration

Eating more omega-3 polyunsaturated fat, such as that found in fish, may prevent the development of macular degeneration.  I have posted on this before.  No need […]
July 24, 2009

Avastin (bevacizumab) for Diabetic Macular Edema Not Just Macular Degeneration

Avastin® and other anti-VEGF inhibitors have been used for the treatment of wet macular degeneration for the past several years.  It has been quite effective in […]
July 27, 2009

Combination of Radiation and anti-VEGF Shows Promise

In article released in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, researchers describe a combination of brachytherapy and intravitreal injections of Avastin to treat patients with choroidal neovascularization […]