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What is treatment for macular degeneration ?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
In brief: Two types
1. Dry: areds vitamins, tobacco cessation.
2. Wet: intravitreal injections of anti-vegf molecules like avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or eylea.

In brief: Two types
1. Dry: areds vitamins, tobacco cessation.
2. Wet: intravitreal injections of anti-vegf molecules like avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or eylea.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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