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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Cerebral Degeneration

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Treatment for dry macular degeneration?

Treatment for dry macular degeneration?

Not yet: While there are several medications as well as stem cell and gene therapies that are currently being investigated, no treatment has been proven to be safe and effective for geographic atrophy, the hallmark of dry amd. High dose anti-oxidant vitamin supplementation has been shown to be helpful in preventing the progression to the wet form of macular degeneration when certain early signs are present. ...Read more

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What is treatment for macular degeneration ?

What is treatment for macular degeneration ?

There are 2 kinds: Wet and dry. You need to see a retina specialist, ask your eye doctor for a referral. The dry type is less treatable, the wet one has options. The most optimistic seems to be intraocular injections of drugs like bevasizumab, avastin (bevacizumab). ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for macular degeneration?

Is there any treatment for macular degeneration?

Two types: 1. Dry age-related macular degeneration: treated with areds2 vitamins, tobacco cessation. 2. Wet age-related macular degeneration: intravitreal injections of anti-vegf molecules like avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or eylea. See a retina specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for visual macular degeneration?

Depends: There is good relief from modern injectable medications for the wet form of macular degeneration (MD). The dry form of MD can be slowed in its progression with a multivitamin supplement (AREDS). There is no cure yet for this disease but it is a major area of research/ ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for age-related macular degeneration?

Is there a treatment for age-related macular degeneration?

Some treatments: Age related macular degeneration (armd) is a progressive disease that robs central vision. The "dry" form may be slowed with high doses of vitamins a, e, and c (areds formula), but there are no other treatments. The "wet" form is more visually devastating, but newer treatments (anti-vegf) can treat it more effectively than older therapies. ...Read more

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What sort of treatments for age-related macular degeneration?

What sort of treatments for age-related macular degeneration?

Dry and Wet: Dry armd is treated with areds oral supplementation in pill form as well as protection from uv light . Eating a diet of leafy green vegetables is important. Wet armd involves leaking, or bleeding retinal blood vessels . Treatment is with anti vegf injection in the eye and occasionaly laser treatment. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Diet supplements: For dry macular degeneration diet supplements (AREDS vitamins) like Ocuvite; for the wet form intravitreal injections such as Avastin or Lucentis (ranibizumab) ...Read more

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What is the treatment for age related macular degeneration in us?

What is the treatment for age related macular degeneration in us?

Several: Age-related macular degeneration is a chronic disease of the central part of the retina. It is broken down into two types, the "dry" form, which involves slow, patchy deterioration of retinal cells, and the "wet" form which is caused by bleeding and leads to rapid vision loss. Current treatment for "wet" is intravitreal injections with eylea, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or avastin. For the "dry", areds vitamins. ...Read more

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What sort of treatments are for age-related macular degeneration?

What sort of treatments are for age-related macular degeneration?

There are 2 kinds: Wet and dry. You need to see a retina specialist, ask your eye doctor for a referral. The dry type is less treatable, the wet one has options. The most optimistic seems to be intraocular injections of drugs like bevasizumab, avastin (bevacizumab). ...Read more

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