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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

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of AMD

Following a Mediterranean eating plan may offer even more protection than taking supplements designed to slow the advance of age-related macular degeneration.

By Peter Jaret

How to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is a condition that affects the macula—the central, most critical part of the retina for providing sharp vision.

By HealthAfter50

Aspirin and Macular Degeneration

Studies have shown that age-related macular degeneration risk may be increased with aspirin use.

By Dorian Martin

Diet and Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. Symptoms include: Blu...

By Sara Suchy

Eyeing Dietary Changes to Stave Off Age-Related Macular Degeneration

As we age, we tend to value our physical capabilities more, realizing what a blessing they are to living life. And we begin to begin concerned that some maladies can steal these capabilities, sometimes without our knowledge. One of these maladies is ...

By Dorian Martin

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