The latest developments in the search for better treatments and a cure for macular disease.
New chatbot offering timely advice to patients
Posted: 29 April 2022 at 16:16
A virtual rehabilitation assistant could offer timely, relevant information and advice to people with visual impairments.
Researcher hopes gene editing technique could treat Stargardt disease
Posted: 5 April 2022 at 09:23
A researcher looking into the possibility of correcting the faulty gene that causes Stargardt disease has spoken about her groundbreaking project.
Drug trial for dry AMD slows progression of disease
Posted: 29 March 2022 at 10:03
A drug being trialled for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can significantly reduce the progression of the disease, according to new studies.
Researchers reveal more about potential new drug for AMD
Posted: 28 March 2022 at 13:45
Researchers at Queen Mary University London who are working on a new treatment that could stop dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) developing into wet will reveal more detail about the drug in April.
“We are seeing potential with this system we’ve not really seen before"
Posted: 24 March 2022 at 17:52
An eye surgeon who implanted a revolutionary chip into the first person in the UK has revealed more details about the device, which is hoping to restore vision in patients with dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) .
Researchers call for support from patients
Posted: 1 March 2022 at 13:40
Researchers are looking for patients with wet and dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to take part in two separate studies.