Our expert shares what's possible with treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration.
Frank Siringo, M.D., O.D., chief of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Omni Eye Specialists in Denver, tackles the most important question about wet AMD: Can it be cured?
Unfortunately, wet AMD cannot be cured. What we're doing is really treating to prevent vision loss. Just like blood pressure drugs, that you have to take every day, the wet AMD drugs are monthly, perhaps every two or three months in some patients.