Macular Degeneration Questions

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Painful Eye Injections - Betadine the Cause? 
Leslie, I have had 18 injections to treat wet macular degeneration. The nurse told me it's betadine solution that causes the pain in my eye. I hardly …

Macular Degeneration Worsening on Plavix (Clopidogrel) 
I had 2 cardiac stents inserted, and put on Plavix to protect the stents for at least one year. I have noted some side effects listed as "vision loss" …

Blue Blocker Sunglasses for those with Macular Degeneration 
Do blue blockers also filter the uv, uvb, uva? REPLY Hi Jeanie, Blue blocker sunglasses are normally sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB protection …

Stargardts Disease - A Form of Juvenile Macular Degeneration 
Hello, My dad has Stargardts disease with low vision in both eyes. Is there any treatment available for this problem? REPLY Hi Vipra, Stargardt's …

Macular Degeneration Nutrition - Include or Exclude these Foods 
Is flax oil and/or hemp oil beneficial or harmful if you have wet AMD. I am finding contrary information on the net. Thank you. REPLY Hi Marie, …

Dry Macular Degeneration, Non-Exudative Macular Degeneration - Same Disease, Different Names 
I have a friend that is about 75 years old and has A bad case of dry MD. She wants to find a doctor that can help her to see again. She can;t do …

Macular Degeneration Symptoms - Or Not! Not rated yet
Hi, My mum has macular degeneration (she hasn't been told if its wet or dry yet)and over the weekend she has developed a bloodshot eye - in the inside …

Living with Macular Degeneration - AMD Support Not rated yet
How does macular degeneration change your life? REPLY Hi Michelle, That is a question with lots of variables. If this is something you'd really …

Macular Degeneration Prognosis - What to Expect Not rated yet
Hi Leslie, My mother developed AMD in both eyes. She has been putting shots on them which have made a little improvement. My question is: …

Macular Degeneration - What is the Difference between Dry and Wet AMD Not rated yet
What is it? Macular - is it a disease on the eye or what what are the side effects? REPLY The definition of macular degeneration is the dying …

Macular Degeneration Prognosis - What to Expect Not rated yet
I am 71 and recently diagnosed with mild wet macular degeneration. My doctor said that I would not have blindness in my lifetime. I've been trying …

Avastin vs Lucentis Injections for Wet Macular Degeneration Treatment Not rated yet
Is Avastin as effective as Lucentis? Answer Samuel, you are asking the same question that many other ophthalmologists and patients want to know …

Macular Degeneration Risk Factors - Or Not? Not rated yet
Is the computer screen`s light damaging for people with macular degeneration? Answer Maria, although there are no studies that show that the light …

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