Articles About: Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Injections: Pros and Cons of This Treatment

macular degeneration injectionsA new type of treatment for wet macular degeneration is becoming one of the most common methods of care for this age related disorder. Not only are macular degeneration injections halting the progression of this rapidly advancing condition

Macular Degeneration Surgery – When Is It Recommended?

macular degeneration surgeryWhile surgery is a form of macular degeneration treatment, it will not cure or completely remedy the disease. And, typically occurs after other types of treatment options such as macular degeneration injections and medications (if applicable) have been employed.

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration: Wet vs Dry

symptoms of macular degenerationMacular degeneration refers to vision loss in the central visual field. It most often occurs in older adults and damage to the retina is the cause of the symptoms of macular degeneration. There are two types of AMD with the most common being dry macular degeneration.

Dry Macular Degeneration Treatment: Surgery, Vitamins and Injections

dry macular degenerationAffecting the central field of vision, dry macular degeneration is an age related condition that can cause blurriness, recognition problems and hallucinations in addition to degrading vision, much like wet macular degeneration which has different mechanisms of cause but still similar symptoms

Wet Macular Degeneration Causes

Wet Macular DegenerationLess common than the less severe dry macular degeneration, the other age related macular degeneration, wet macular degeneration, is a condition in which the center of the retina (macula) is affected by leaking blood vessels. Often times, dry macular degeneration is present prior to the development of wet macular degeneration.