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High-dose Aflibercept Pushes Dosing Interval to Five Months

Nearly half of subjects went 20 weeks or longer between injections with the 8mg formulation. The regimen also maintained BCVA gains out to 96 weeks.
May 13, 2024

PED Lesions, Hyperreflective Foci Associated With Visual Decline in Dry AMD

Mesopic dysfunction was found following previous predominant rod-mediated function loss, whereas the overall highest functional loss was detected with development of cRORA lesions.
May 3, 2024

Meta-analysis Associates Three Air Pollutants with AMD Risk

The relationship was not causal, suggesting that more research is needed to elucidate the underlying mechanisms.
May 3, 2024

Study: Blue-Light IOLs Can Reduce Progression of Macular Atrophy, But Not Incidence

Following cataract surgery, the pathology developed in 23% of eyes with filtering lens implants and 19% without. Mean annual increases, however, were 0.78mm2 and 1.26mm2, respectively.
May 2, 2024

Ganglion Cell Complex Thickness Reduced in AMD

The most significant inner retinal alterations were observed in those with late-stage disease and/or GA, while little difference was noted between early and intermediate macular degeneration.
May 1, 2024

Three Home-monitoring Vision Tests for nAMD Fall Short in Diagnostic Accuracy

The options called KeepSight, MyVisionTrack and MultiBit are not yet ready for implementation in clinical practice, researchers say.
April 30, 2024

AREDS Report Updates Simplified Severity Scale

This revision—accounting for reticular pseudodrusen and GA—shows that progression rates are substantially higher when using a more comprehensive approach.
April 25, 2024

Heavy Smoking, High BMI Associated With Earlier Onset nAMD

Study also finds intraretinal fluid results in a fast-progressing disease, and these patients tend to be older at the time of diagnosis and remain on treatment for a shorter time.
April 15, 2024

Similarities and Differences Between Pachychoroid GA and Conventional GA Identified

Understanding these features may help disease diagnosis in Asian populations. Patients with the former subtype were significantly younger, predominantly male and had a slower progression rate.
April 12, 2024

Study Finds Imaging Biomarkers Associated with GA Growth Rate

Progression is positively associated with non-exudative subretinal fluid and hyperreflective material as well as iRORA. It’s negatively associated with retinal pseudocysts and subfoveal choroid thickness.
April 1, 2024