Faricimab Shows Positive Two-year Results Using Treat & Extend Regimen

About 60% of AMD patients maintained vision gains while pushing the dosing interval to 16 weeks.

Thin Double Layer Sign in the Fovea on OCT Predicts GA

Structural imaging shows the presence of biomarkers associated with the development of foveal atrophy at two years.

Centrally Located Drusen Strongly Associated with AMD Risk

Characterization of distribution patterns could modify the classification of the disease’s early and intermediate stages.

New AMD-associated Genetic Risk Variants Identified

Do these new findings improve the accuracy of polygenic risk scores? A recent study investigates.

Small Study Describes New Non-exudative AMD Variant

Intraretinal fluid can occur in the absence of typical MNV lesions.

Keep Up Oral Hygiene for Better Sight

Systemic inflammation from severe gum disease has retinal effects similar to early manifestations of AMD.

Reduced Kidney Function Associated with Late AMD

This finding underscores the importance of eye exams in these patients.

Commonly Used Alzheimer’s Therapy May Reduce Incidence of AMD

New study adds to the mounting evidence of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors’ secondary benefits in patients with this incurable disease.

Metformin Shows No Effect on GA Progression

Recently lauded as a potential intervention for wet AMD, the drug nevertheless failed against atrophy stemming from the dry form of the disease.

Study Links Digestive Health to AMD

Dysbiosis—adverse changes to the microorganisms of the GI tract—may trigger inflammatory processes that extend to the eye, researchers suggest.

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