Nearly 50% of eyes with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have stable or improved vision after long-term, 8-year pro re nata (PRN) treatment with ranibizumab, according to a group of U.K. clinicians.
Michelle Dalton, ELS
An internationally renowned working group of retina specialists, ocular imaging experts, and ocular pathologists have suggested standardizing definitions for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its subtypes.
Optometry Australia has developed an AMD chairside reference in consultation with a member-based working group comprised of experienced practitioners.
Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) are launching a clinical trial to test the safety of a novel patient-specific stem cell-based therapy to treat geographic atrophy (GA), the advanced dry form of age-related macular degenerat
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness worldwide among the elderly, and its prevalence is expected to increase as the population ages.1
Numerous websites are designed to raise awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD), some sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI), others by disease-specific foundations, and others by industry.
In age-related macular degeneration (AMD), treat-and-extend regimens, along with the treat-extend-stop (TES) protocol, have shown comparable efficacy to fixed dosing.
Deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence, uses algorithms to recognize patterns.
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents—including aflibercept, bevacizumab, and ranibizumab—have ushered in a new era in the treatment of retinal and choroidal neovascularization.
Patient adherence to treatment can sometimes be tricky—especially when out-of-pocket costs are considered.