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Macugen For AMD Available Outside Clinical Trials
... Recent Food and Drug Administration approval of a new drug for wet age-related macular degeneration now allows The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute to offer this promising treatment to all eligible...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Quest to Tame an Insidious Eye Disease is Challenging, But Not Without Progress
... Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects more than two million Americans each year, and this number is expected to increase significantly as the U.S. population ages. The exact cause of this eye...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Macular Degeneration
... Macular degeneration is an eye disease that occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as the macula, is damaged. The retina is the light-sensing nerve tissue at the back of the eye. B...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Age-related macular degeneration is a chronic eye disease that occurs when tissue in the macula, the part of your retina that''s responsible for central vision, deteriorates. The retina is the layer o...
Source: MayoClinic