When having anti-VEGF therapy for AMD, a potential risk is increased intraocular pressure after the intravitreal injections given to patients. Not only is this uncomfortable for the patient, it can also lead to vision loss in the future if left untreated.
When you suffering from AMD, you need to seek treatment immediately to save your vision. Unfortunately a possibility of having a needle go into your eye is the risk of infection. This condition is termed endopthalmitis and can be also very dangerous.
Anti-VEGF therapy is a great option for patients suffering from wet age-related macular degeneration but it is also a procedure that comes with some serious risks. Make sure you know all the potential risks and benefits before agreeing to this procedure.
Macular degeneration can be a slowly progressing condition that results in vision loss if you do not intervene. Unfortunately, by the time you may notice the disease, it may already be in the advanced stages so make sure you catch key symptoms early.
ARMD is a condition that all should familiarize themselves with but you should also be aware that are two different types of this disease. Wet and dry macular degeneration are two completely different diseases with two distinctive treatment approaches.
Macular degeneration is the gradual loss of vision and it can be quite devastating for the quality of life as patients age. Various treatments are available that can help but simple dietary modifications can go a long way to helping you never need them.
The study showed that with just 2 weeks of exposure to a binocular game, children with amblyopia not only doubly improved their visual acuity but did so in half the time when compared to treatment with patching the unaffected, opposite eye.
Two women in the UK went temporarily blind in one eye, and their doctors think using their cell phones in bed was the cause. Here's how you can avoid the same problem.
About 85 percent of diabetics, even type 2 diabetics, eventually develop retinopathy, maculopathy, cataracts, or glaucoma, and sometimes all four. Fortunately, new treatments are making saving sight easier.
According to the latest research, vitamin C helps in the prevention of cataract. It can help reduce the odds of developing cataract by one third.