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The Latest Macular Degeneration Clinical Trials?

Jun 24, 2019

Macular Degeneration Prevention - Risk, Research and Reality

Macular Degeneration Prevention - Is it Possible?

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Jun 21, 2019

Reduce Inflammation - Here's Why and Here's How

"... scientists recently have begun to believe that inflammation may be at the heart (and lungs and brain and all other body parts) of virtually all the diseases we suffer from, and that controlling inflammation may be one of the most potent tools we have for living longer more disease-free lives."

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Jun 13, 2019

What Are Anti-VEGF Eye Injections and How Do They Help with Vision Loss?

In 2004 a new class of drugs used to treat macular degeneration became FDA approved. This class of drugs is called anti-VEGF. VEGF stands for vascular endothelial growth factor and anti of course means to halt or stop. The mechanism of these drugs is to ...

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Jun 12, 2019

Include Foods High in Lutein & Zeaxanthin for an Eye Healthy Diet

Foods high in lutein for macular degeneration prevention and macular health.

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Jun 11, 2019

Low Vision Aids for Writing - Write Checks, Sign Documents, Make Lists

Low Vision Aids for Writing - Wide Spaced Paper, Check Guides, and Bold Black Pens are Key

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Jun 05, 2019

Polarization, Prescription and Protection - Sunglasses for Those with AMD

There are several different purposes for wearing sunglasses. Of course the most obvious one is protection from UV light.

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Jun 04, 2019

Magnifying Desk Lamp - Magnification and Light with Adjustable Arm

Magnifying Desk Lamp - A hands free lighted magnifier for reading and performing hobbies. Magnifier provides adjustable light and magnification. Features to look for are size of lens, number of LED lights, adjustable arm, and magnification power.

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Jun 02, 2019

Anti VEGF - How It is Used to Treat Wet Macular Degeneration

Anti VEGF Treatment - Lucentis, Avastin and Eylea Eye Injections as treatment for wet macular degeneration.

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Jun 01, 2019

Bruch's Membrane - What it Means to your Macular Health

Bruch's Membrane and it's role in protecting your vision and in age related macular degeneration.

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May 30, 2019

How Fast Does Macular Degeneration Progress? Will I Go Blind?

Many people write me asking questions like these about what to expect once they've received a diagnosis of AMD:

1. How soon will I experience vision changes and/or loss of my central vision?

2. Will I go blind?

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