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Oct 23, 2020

Scientists use gene therapy and a novel light-sensing protein to restore vision in mice

NIH-funded therapy will now be tested in humans. A newly developed light-sensing protein called the MCO1 opsin restores vision in blind mice when attached to retina bipolar cells using gene…

Scientists use gene therapy and a novel light-sensing protein to restore vision in mice

Oct 21, 2020

PREMIER EYE CARE OF EASTERN IDAHO

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming to the AMD Centers of Excellence, Premier Eye Care of Eastern Idaho.  Established in 2011, they are committed to providing…

PREMIER EYE CARE OF EASTERN IDAHO

Oct 19, 2020

Retina Consultants of Southern Colorado, P.C.

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Retina Consultants of Southern Colorado, P.C.. They have over 30 years of experience and focus solely on…

Retina Consultants of Southern Colorado, P.C.

Oct 15, 2020

Implant Reduces Treatment Burden in Wet Macular Degeneration

by: Laird Harrison A ranibizumab implant (Port Delivery System) could ease treatment burden, and even improve long-term visual acuity, in people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, interim results from the phase 3 randomized Archway…

Implant Reduces Treatment Burden in Wet Macular Degeneration

Oct 15, 2020

Mid Florida Eye Center

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming to the AMD Centers of Excellence, Mid Florida Eye Center.  For over 30 years their goal has been to provide…

Mid Florida Eye Center

Oct 12, 2020

Global Retina Institute

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Global Retina Institute.  Founded by Dr. Robin Ross, the Global Retina Institute brings cutting edge retinal research,…

Global Retina Institute

Oct 8, 2020

Ophthalmology Associates, P.S.C

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming to the AMD Centers of Excellence, Ophthalmology Associates, P.S.C.  Located in Louisville, Kentucky offering the best in medical/surgical glaucoma, retina, pediatric…

Ophthalmology Associates, P.S.C

Oct 6, 2020

Stem cells for dry AMD with GA show promise in early study

October 1, 2020 Michelle Dalton, ELS Patients underwent short-course, perioperative systemic immunosuppression prior to the procedure This article was reviewed by Christopher D. Riemann, MD Subretinal transplantation of human embryonic…

Stem cells for dry AMD with GA show promise in early study

Oct 5, 2020

Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE   Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates. For over 35 years Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates has earned the trust…

Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates

Oct 2, 2020

Long Island and Queens Vitreoretinal Consultants, P.C.

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming to the AMD Centers of Excellence, Long Island and Queens Vitreoretinal Consultants, P.C.   Proudly serving the community for over…

Long Island and Queens Vitreoretinal Consultants, P.C.

Sep 30, 2020

First Eye Associates, P.C.

AMD Center of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, First Eye Associates, P.C. First Eye Associates, P.C. is Omaha’s longest-standing ophthalmology clinic taking care of your medical…

First Eye Associates, P.C.

Sep 29, 2020

Eating for Your Eyes: Mediterranean Diet & Macular Degeneration

Research shows we can optimize our eye health through what we eat. The Mediterranean diet has been linked to a longer lifespan and a reduced incidence of heart disease and…

Eating for Your Eyes: Mediterranean Diet & Macular Degeneration

Sep 24, 2020

University Retina and Macular Associates

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE   Today we are pleased to feature one of our AMD Centers of Excellence, University Retina and Macula Associates.  University Retina diagnoses and treats retinal-related…

University Retina and Macular Associates

Sep 24, 2020

FDA grants fast track designation to dry AMD gene therapy

The FDA has granted fast track designation to GT005 for the treatment of geographic atrophy secondary to dry age-related macular degeneration, according to a press release from Gyroscope Therapeutics. The…

FDA grants fast track designation to dry AMD gene therapy

Sep 24, 2020

Island Retina AMD Center of Excellence

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Island Retina.    With two locations in New York, Island Retina has been fulfilling their mission of excellence…

Island Retina AMD Center of Excellence

Sep 16, 2020

Connecticut Retina Consultants

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE   Today we are pleased to feature one of our AMD Centers of Excellence, Connecticut Retina Consultants.  Established in 1990, Connecticut Retina Consultants serves patients…

Connecticut Retina Consultants

Sep 16, 2020

Latest Research for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

By Dr. Joshua Mali Recently, I have been asked if clinical research in the dry AMD space has been halted or stopped due to COVID-19. The answer is surprisingly no!…

Latest Research for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Sep 14, 2020

Retina Associates of Orange County

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE We are pleased to feature Retina Associates of Orange County as a member of our AMD Center of Excellence.  Dr. Charles W.G. Eifrig, Dr. Mrinali…

Retina Associates of Orange County

Sep 11, 2020

Rockland Retina

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please welcome Rockland Retina to our AMD Centers of Excellence.  Dr. Louis Maisel and his team care for patients with the latest ophthalmic technology, expert…

Rockland Retina

Sep 8, 2020

The Eye Associates

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE We are pleased to feature another AMD Center of Excellence, The Eye Associates.  The practice was founded in 1980 and has been proud to help…

The Eye Associates

Sep 8, 2020

Yep, There’s a Link Between Your Heart and Eye Health

by: Elizabeth Millard According to new research in the American Journal of Medicine, keeping your heart healthy may keep your eyes healthy, too. Eating nutritious foods and getting enough exercise can prevent ocular issues…

Yep, There’s a Link Between Your Heart and Eye Health

Sep 3, 2020

Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center -AMD Center of Excellence!

AMD Center of Excellence! FEATURE Today we are pleased to feature one of our AMD Centers of Excellence, Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center.  The practice has been providing quality eye…

Forest Hills Retinal Diagnostic Center -AMD Center of Excellence!

Sep 2, 2020

Vitamin E: The Antioxidant Nutrient Your Body Needs for a Healthy Immune System and Much More

By Anthea Levi September 1, 2020 Vitamin E is found in fatty foods like nuts and nut butters. Vitamin E may not be as popular as its buzzier peers (ahem, vitamin D),…

Vitamin E: The Antioxidant Nutrient Your Body Needs for a Healthy Immune System and Much More

Aug 31, 2020

Retina Specialists of Ohio

FEATURE- Retina Specialists of Ohio Today we are pleased to feature one of our AMD Centers of Excellence, Retina Specialists of Ohio.  Located in Northeast Ohio for the past 15…

Retina Specialists of Ohio

Aug 28, 2020

Are You at Risk?

Are you at Risk? If you have dry Macular Degeneration and are at higher risk of progressing to wet Macular Degeneration, monitoring for changes in your eyes is critical. Ask…

Are You at Risk?

Aug 20, 2020

AMD Center Of Excellence- FEATURE

Macular Degeneration Association Age-Related Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence FEATURING Wiles Eye Center We are pleased to feature one of our AMD Centers of Excellence, Wiles Eye Center.  The practice…

AMD Center Of Excellence- FEATURE

Aug 19, 2020

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits with Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is quite common, especially as people get older. Although younger people can sometimes develop macular generation it’s most common in people who are 50 or older and the…

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits with Macular Degeneration

Aug 18, 2020

Genentech’s Port Delivery System for Wet AMD – A Potential Game-Changer?

By: Jeffry D. Gerson, O.D., F.A.A.O. & Joshua Mali, M.D- Medical Directors for the Macular Degeneration Association   The current standard treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an…

Genentech’s Port Delivery System for Wet AMD – A Potential Game-Changer?

Aug 18, 2020

Experiencing Eye Strain Too Often? Here Are Some Prevention Tips That Might Help

Itchiness, tiredness and sometimes burning sensation in the eyes can be a sign of eyestrain. Too much exposure to screen is one of the leading causes of eyestrain. Here are…

Experiencing Eye Strain Too Often? Here Are Some Prevention Tips That Might Help

Aug 18, 2020

Does Lack of Sleep affect Eye-Health?

by Chris Jackson Not being able to concentrate or being cranky are some of the side effects of not sleeping enough. Sleeping less than required can take a toll on our…

Does Lack of Sleep affect Eye-Health?

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