Eye Drops Could Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

//Eye Drops Could Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Eye Drops Could Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A drop a day might soon keep blindness away. Researchers say they have found a possible treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) — the leading cause of blindness among the elderly — that could be delivered via eye drops.

There currently is no cure for AMD, nor is there a treatment for its most common form, the so-called dry AMD, which affects 90 percent of AMD suffers. The new research, which was conducted in animals, could lead to treatment for people with AMD in the future, the researchers said.

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2017-05-23T18:33:42+00:00 October 15, 2013|Categories: In the News|0 Comments