Top
19
Doctor insights on: Treatments For Cerebral Degeneration

Share
1

1
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

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What is the treatment for cerebellar degeneration?

What is the treatment for cerebellar degeneration?

Cerebellar degenerat: Cerebellar degeneration can happen from many causes, some reversible, some not. So the answer depends on what the cause is. Here is more information: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/cerebellar_degeneration/cerebellar_degeneration.Htm. ...Read more

4

4
What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

Determine the cause: First determine the underlying cause of the muscle degeneration which can range from disuse from pain to denervation/nerve damage to ALS disease of the neuromuscular junction. Get a proper diagnosis from you physician! ...Read more

5

5
Is there a preventive treatment for macula degeneration?

Is there a preventive treatment for macula degeneration?

Not really: This age related condition currently is of unknown cause and origin. There is a relationship to smoking, so it is always a good idea to stop this. But no known surgery, or medication can prevent macular degeneration from arising. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
8

8
Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Yes: Cbs occurs with chronic severe bilateral vision loss and results in formed and unformed visual hallucinations. Severe bilateral amd is a common cause. The first step in therapy is inquiring whether at risk patients are having this experience. If so, reassurance goes a long way. Medical therapy may also reduce the intensity of the visual hallucinations. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
With regards to macular degeneration what are the commons symptoms you commonly see in patients? Treatments?

Blurred vision: Common symptoms include blurred or distorted central vision. Many times, this is more noticeable when reading. For dry amd, treatment includes areds vitamins, smoking cessation, opitimizing vascular health. For wet amd, it is treated by intraocular injections, often times monthly. The injections 90-95% of the time stop the vision loss, 30-40% notice improvement in vision. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What are the stages of degeneration of the spine in your neck? I have completely lost the curve in my neck. What is the treatment?

What are the stages of degeneration of the spine in your neck? I have completely lost the curve in my neck. What is the treatment?

Varies: It is based on the cause of the loss. Sometimes spasm can cause loss of the normal lordosis of the neck and treating the cause of spasm can lead back to normal alignment. Others have a true structural issue in the neck that would not be reversible short of surgery. That is not to say they necessarily need surgery, but rather nothing short of that would change their malalignment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
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

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
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

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
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

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
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

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
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

16

16
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

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
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

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Is there new treatment for wet age related macular degeneration yet?

Is there new treatment for wet age related macular degeneration yet?

Several Options: 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

See 2 more doctor answers