Macular Degeneration News and Research

RSS
Macular degeneration 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.
Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Fluorescent dye could allow doctors to obtain better images of blood vessels, tissues

Fluorescent dye could allow doctors to obtain better images of blood vessels, tissues

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

First-in-human clinical trial of retinal implant to treat dry AMD

First-in-human clinical trial of retinal implant to treat dry AMD

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

Immune cells can repopulate in the retina after elimination, mice study shows

Immune cells can repopulate in the retina after elimination, mice study shows

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Researchers develop gene therapy that treats a form of macular degeneration in canine model

Researchers develop gene therapy that treats a form of macular degeneration in canine model

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

BIST researchers develop new retinal prosthesis to address visual degeneration

BIST researchers develop new retinal prosthesis to address visual degeneration

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

Good friends might be your best brain booster as you age

Good friends might be your best brain booster as you age

Retinal diseases could be treated by ophthalmic drops instead of intraocular injections

Retinal diseases could be treated by ophthalmic drops instead of intraocular injections

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells