age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Visual cycle metabolites: Cause of AMD?
Visual cycle metabolites: Cause of AMD?Oxidative stress stemming from a growing accumulation of visual cycle adducts may play an important role in the pathogenesis of AMD, suggest new findings.
Ceeable aims to be the next gold standard in visual fields
Ceeable aims to be the next gold standard in visual fieldsCeeable, a web-based, mobile digital technology designed to detect early-stage eye diseases—an innovation that can help shape 21st century medicine—was awarded third place in the American Medical Association’s inaugural Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge.
Google DeepMind searches for signs of retinopathyGoogle is using its DeepMind computing system to search for early signs of diabetic retinopathy and neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), the company announced this month.
Community monitoring of nAMD as effective as hospital monitoringCommunity monitoring of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) can be just as effective as hospital-based monitoring, researchers say.
6 things you need to know: Genetic markers for glaucoma identifiedThe latest news and research you need to know about this week.
Managing the needs of female patientsOptometrists can play key roles in women’s health, especially in macular degeneration and obesity. Include a conversation about cosmetic use in discussions with female patients as well.
8 things you missed at ARVO and ACSRS 2016It’s been a busy week for ophthalmology research and news after both the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting in Seattle and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in New Orleans.
Consider PDGF treatment prior to anti-VEGF therapyPatients with age-related macular degeneration patients who had received anti-platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) therapy prior to anti-VEGF treatment fared better than those who did not in a pilot study.
What you need to know before selling nutraceuticalsMany of your patients are interested in maintaining or improving their vision, but they may walk into your office with wrong information.
New prevention and monitoring strategies for neovascular AMDNutritional supplements continue to be a viable prevention strategy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), said Emily Chew, MD.