Nov 6, 2020
Is there a cure for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?
By Dr. Joshua Mali The short answer is not yet. However, I am very optimistic that we will have a cure for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the future. The goal of the cure two-fold: (1) try and prevent AMD from occurring in the first place and (2) cure wet AMD. Currently, the key strategy for dry AMD is to utilize AREDS2 vitamins for moderate/advanced dry AMD, lifestyle modifications (including stopping smoking, eating a good diet, and getting moderate exercise), and using the ForeseeHome device or Amsler grid for home monitoring. Our current treatment approach for wet AMD is…Is there a cure for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?