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  • For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Animal tests showed fewer injections needed to treat age-related macular degeneration

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    (20-May-2016)
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some
    (04-Feb-2016)
    The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

  • Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration
    (12-Nov-2015)
    But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Findings shed light on how people with macular degeneration might learn to adapt more quickly

  • Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked With Vision Loss: Study
    (18-Dec-2012)
    But the risk doesn't outweigh the benefit of aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes, experts say

  • Retinal Device Restores Sight to Blind Mice
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Researchers hope to start human trials next

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight
    (14-May-2012)
    System uses combination of implanted cells and technology to send images to the brain

  • Researchers Spot Genes Behind Macular Degeneration
    (24-Feb-2012)
    The eye disease is a major cause of blindness

  • Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes?
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Study found possible association between drug and age-related macular degeneration

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Common risk factors for the eye condition

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Age-Related Eye Disease Declining in U.S.
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Latest figures show macular degeneration affects 6.5% of Americans over 40

  • Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Those who regularly eat shellfish, fish less likely to develop macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Newer Therapies for Eye Disorder Not Tied to Heart Problems
    (12-Oct-2010)
    Avastin and Lucentis appeared to be safe in macular degeneration study

  • Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

  • 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Implanted device replaces eye's natural lens

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • In Women, Aspirin Might Ward Off Eye Trouble
    (02-Dec-2009)
    Still, taking it for macular degeneration is not advised, expert says

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

  • New Treatments Hold Hope for Failing Eyes
    (27-Sep-2009)
    As the U.S. ages, macular degeneration rates are expected to swell

  • Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health
    (17-Oct-2008)
    A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

  • Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk
    (13-Jun-2008)
    High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

  • Don't Lose Sight of Vision Care, Group Urges
    (17-Feb-2008)
    February is 'Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month'

  • Lifestyle, Genes Join to Boost Risk for Blindness in Elderly
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Smoking, obesity among modifiable factors linked to age-related macular degeneration

  • Age-Linked Vision Loss May Depend on Genes
    (28-Aug-2006)
    DNA can pinpoint those at highest risk, scientists say

  • Surgery Helps Those With Vision Loss
    (31-JAN-2005)
    Procedure aids people with age-related macular degeneration

  • Dealing With Vision Loss
    (11-JAN-2005)
    Self-management program helps those with age-related macular degeneration

  • Discovery Shines Ray of Hope on Eye Diseases
    (29-OCT-2004)
    Human retinal stem cells grew in eyes of lab animals

  • Latinos Prone to Eye Disease
    (13-AUG-2004)
    Suffer more vision problems than any other ethnic group

  • Vision Loss a Growing Threat for Many Americans
    (25-JUL-2004)
    But experts say proper screening and treatment could save sight as people age

  • Genetic Role Seen in Chief Cause of Blindness
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Mutations tied to age-related macular degeneration