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Research Outlines Strategies to Improve Communication with AMD Patients

When counseling this cohort, it’s most beneficial to provide disease- and stage-specific education materials and involve their support network.
June 7, 2023

Lipoprotein Imbalances Found in AMD Patients

Study shows the specific pattern of impaired lipid function may depend on the underlying stage or subtype of disease.
June 5, 2023

Predictors of Retinal Sensitivity Loss in Wet AMD Identified

The most significant bellwethers are likely associated with lesion enlargement, not new formation.
June 2, 2023

The World According to GARPED

Study finds GA patients with a reabsorbed PED have significant visual deficits and may not benefit from new treatments aimed at inhibiting the complement system, as the mechanism is different.
June 1, 2023

Autoantibodies Against Inflammatory Proteins Downregulated in AMD

It remains unclear whether they play a causative role in the disease or appear as secondary effects during its progression.
May 12, 2023

Slow Growth Rate Found in More Recently Developed cRORA Lesions

This study used AI-based measurements of subclinical biomarkers relevant in geographic atrophy to pave the way toward optimized management.
May 11, 2023

Parkinson’s Drug Has Protective Effect Against Conversion to Wet AMD

This was determined by retrospective analyses of patients exposed to levodopa during the course of the disease.
May 9, 2023

Worse Reading Performance Linked to Outer Retinal Damage in nAMD

OCT biomarkers revealed an association in these patients despite good visual acuity.
May 8, 2023

Antidepressants May Impair Rod-mediated Visual Function in AMD

However, the same trend was not observed for cone-mediated functions.
May 3, 2023

Study Finds One in Four GA Patients Convert to Wet AMD Within Three Years

In addition, better baseline visual acuity was indicative of more lines of eventual vision loss.
April 26, 2023