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Macular degeneration -- what can be done about it?
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: See Below
Dry (nonexudative) age-related macular degeneration (amd) is treated with areds (age-related eye disase study) vitamins and tocacco cessation.
Wet (exudative) amd is treated with ocular injections (intravitreal avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or eylea). See a retina specialist. There are no cures.

In brief: See Below
Dry (nonexudative) age-related macular degeneration (amd) is treated with areds (age-related eye disase study) vitamins and tocacco cessation.
Wet (exudative) amd is treated with ocular injections (intravitreal avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or eylea). See a retina specialist. There are no cures.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Supplements
You can take supplements that have been show to slow the progression by up to 25% - see areds on the internet.
You can treat the condition when it turns wet. See eye care specialist.

In brief: Supplements
You can take supplements that have been show to slow the progression by up to 25% - see areds on the internet.
You can treat the condition when it turns wet. See eye care specialist.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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