Macular Degeneration

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A Bionic Eye Implant for AMD?

Research on a bionic eye is underway, which could conceivably offer hope for improved vision in people with dry AMD.

By Joseph Saling

Why AMD Can Lead to Depression

Depression is common in people with age-related macular degeneration—the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. Here’s what to know.

By HealthAfter50

Wet AMD Drugs: Positive Results After 5 Years

After five years of drug treatment, about half of people with wet age-related macular degeneration had vision good enough to drive or to read standard print.

By Joseph Saling

Dry AMD Patients Get Help from Statins

Age-related macular degeneration and cardiovascular disease share multiple risk factors, which suggests that therapies that work for one may benefit the other.

By Joseph Saling

Is Aspirin Safe if You Have Wet AMD?

If you have wet age-related macular degeneration you may be worried about taking daily aspirin because of bleeding. Here’s what the latest research says.

By Joseph Saling

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