macular degeneration treatment

November 11, 2009

What Vitamins Prevent Macular Degeneration?

Who really needs to be taking vitamins for macular degeneration? Actually very few according to the only leading studies.
December 9, 2009

No Laser for Macular Degeneration…..We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Treatment for wet macular degeneration has changed dramatically in just 15 years. Treatments have evolved from destroying vision with laser treatment to helping and improving vision with PDT and anit-VEGF.
December 18, 2009

"Cross My Heart, Hope to Die, Stick a Needle in My…"

Avastin, Lucentis and Macugen are effective treatments for wet macular degeneration. I prefer to using Avastin and begin treatment with a series of 3 injections. Other retina specialists practice similarly.
January 6, 2010

Smoking Causes Macular Degeneration?

Smoking is reported to cause macular degeneration, but does it? This is a common source of "misinformation."