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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?

Aug 12, 2020

7 Ways You’re Ruining Your Eyes Every Day

SOME HABITS YOU’VE FALLEN INTO AS A RESULT OF THE PANDEMIC MAY BE HARMING YOUR VISION. By KALI COLEMAN  AUGUST 11, 2020 As the months go by, it’s become apparent that…

7 Ways You’re Ruining Your Eyes Every Day

Aug 6, 2020

Can Red Light Exposure Improve Eyesight?

New Research July 2, 2020 by: Gianna Melillo Looking into a deep red light for 3 minutes each day may significantly improve declining eyesight, according to a study published in…

Can Red Light Exposure Improve Eyesight?

Aug 4, 2020

Amazon Launches Alexa Accessibility Hub

ERIC HAL SCHWARTZ Amazon has brought together all of the accessibility features and initiatives for the Alexa voice assistant into a central website. The new Alexa Accessibility Hub demonstrates the ways people…

Amazon Launches Alexa Accessibility Hub

Jul 30, 2020

5 Tips To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

by: Erika P. The eyes are like the built-in cameras that living creatures have, although they may differ in appearances and sizes. Each part works together to help a person…

5 Tips To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Jul 23, 2020

Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond

Macular Degeneration Association’s Virtual Patient Awareness Program Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond Your eye care should never take a back seat, even during a pandemic. Join Jeffry D.…

Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond

Jul 17, 2020

A new strategy to combat treatment resistance in choroidal neovascularization

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc An international team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist has discovered a strategy that can potentially address a major challenge to…

A new strategy to combat treatment resistance in choroidal neovascularization

Jul 9, 2020

COVID-19 Progress: What New Treatments Are In The Pipeline?

By Joshua Mali, MD – Macular Degeneration Association Medical Director There has been a tremendous amount of progress in the understanding of COVID-19 allowing the potential of some very promising…

COVID-19 Progress: What New Treatments Are In The Pipeline?

Jul 2, 2020

Dr. Jeffry Gerson: Improving AMD Outcomes with the AdaptDx

Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO, discusses the AdaptDx by MacuLogix and how he is using it in his practice to uncover previously undetected cases of age-related macular degeneration. To learn more,…

Dr. Jeffry Gerson: Improving AMD Outcomes with the AdaptDx

Jun 29, 2020

Wet AMD: Referral and Treatment Regimens

The 101 on wet AMD treatment, from identification to the best treatment regimen. Goal: to support patient education around retinal disease. Identifying and referring for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are…

Wet AMD: Referral and Treatment Regimens

Jun 22, 2020

Home OCT longitudinal home-based study with patient self-operated device has begun Treating retina specialists monitor disease activity remotely in wet age-related macular degeneration patients

By: Notal Vision Manassas, VA, June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Notal Vision is proud to announce the enrollment of patients in the first longitudinal home-based study with its investigational…

Home OCT longitudinal home-based study with patient self-operated device has begun Treating retina specialists monitor disease activity remotely in wet age-related macular degeneration patients

Jun 22, 2020

Recent Research Could Restore Vision by Converting Skin Cells into Photoreceptors

by: Bob Luthar One of the most complex organs of the human anatomy is the eye. The eye controls the entire visual of an individual, with complex structures and components…

Recent Research Could Restore Vision by Converting Skin Cells into Photoreceptors

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