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What does macular degeneration with a hemorrhage really mean?

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Dr. Michael Colucciello
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Abnormal vessel leak

New blood vessels leak under macula, causing changes in the retinal cells and vision.

In brief: Abnormal vessel leak

New blood vessels leak under macula, causing changes in the retinal cells and vision.
Dr. Michael Colucciello
Dr. Michael Colucciello
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Treatment needed

If the hemorrhage is from the macular degeneration, then by definition you have the wet/exudative form and thus need treatment with an intravitreal injection of an anti-vegf medicine by a retina specialist.

In brief: Treatment needed

If the hemorrhage is from the macular degeneration, then by definition you have the wet/exudative form and thus need treatment with an intravitreal injection of an anti-vegf medicine by a retina specialist.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Wet form.

Macular degeneration with a hemorrage usually signifies new blood vessels growing from the choroid - a blood rich supporting layer of the retina.
This is most frequently seen with the wet form and can often be treated with intraocular injectable medications such as Avastin or lucentis (ranibizumab).

In brief: Wet form.

Macular degeneration with a hemorrage usually signifies new blood vessels growing from the choroid - a blood rich supporting layer of the retina.
This is most frequently seen with the wet form and can often be treated with intraocular injectable medications such as Avastin or lucentis (ranibizumab).
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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