The latest developments in the search for better treatments and a cure for macular disease.
Ophthalmologist to reveal more about new drug for two types of macular disease
Posted: 3 August 2022 at 14:13
An ophthalmologist who has worked on the clinical trials for the latest drug approved to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular oedema (DMO) will reveal more about the treatment and how you can access it.
"It could be life-changing for so many people"
Posted: 3 August 2022 at 13:44
A 75-year-old man involved in a clinical trial for a new implant for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) says it would be ‘magic’ if the trial is successful.
New treatment option approved for patients with diabetic macular oedema
Posted: 28 July 2022 at 09:00
Patients living with diabetes-related sight loss could be treated with a new drug, following a recommendation from The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Cheaper drugs for wet AMD becoming available on the NHS
Posted: 19 July 2022 at 13:44
New forms of anti-VEGF drugs will soon be available to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) thanks to the production of biosimilars.
Could zebrafish speed up macular research?
Posted: 30 June 2022 at 13:13
Scientists at the University of Sussex are looking into whether cells from the zebrafish eye can be manipulated to create a macula, which could be used in future research.
Gene editing to treat inherited macular disease
Posted: 5 July 2022 at 08:52
A research team is making strides in using gene-editing techniques to treat a rare, inherited form of macular disease.