Visual hallucinations commonly associated with age-related macular degeneration
age related macular degeneration

Visual hallucinations commonly associated with age-related macular degeneration

Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) is a condition that occurs when people lose some or all of their vision.
Artificial outdoor nighttime lights linked to higher risk of macular degeneration
age-related macular degeneration

Artificial outdoor nighttime lights linked to higher risk of macular degeneration

A study published in JAMA Network Open details the possible link of exposure to nighttime artificial outdoor lights and an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration. Researchers at Jeju N...
Phase 2b clinical trials set for potential AMD treatment
age related macular degeneration

Phase 2b clinical trials set for potential AMD treatment

More than one million Americans aged 40 and over are affected by geographic atrophy (otherwise known as advanced dry age-related macular degeneration), which currently has no available therapy that...
AMD patients with visual disability at higher risk of cardiovascular disease
age related macular degeneration

AMD patients with visual disability at higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Researchers at Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in Korea conducted a nationwide cohort study involving nearly 4 million adults.
FDA approves first drug to treat geographic atrophy
age-related macular degeneration

FDA approves first drug to treat geographic atrophy

Geographic atrophy typically affects people over the age of 50 and is one of the main causes of vision loss in the United States.
Potential cause of AMD identified
age-related macular degeneration

Potential cause of AMD identified

Researchers discovered a rare genetic variant that generates malformed proteins that change the stability of the membrane attack complex (MAC). 
How the eye gives us a glimpse into human aging
age related macular degeneration

How the eye gives us a glimpse into human aging

The eye has been said to be the window to the soul and it may also offer us a glimpse into human aging.
Higher serum vitamin D levels play a role in stages of AMD
age-related macular degeneration

Higher serum vitamin D levels play a role in stages of AMD

Researchers recently examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to determine the link between serum vitamin D levels and the odds of developing different subt...
Macular degeneration linked to obesity
age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration linked to obesity

Researchers were examining why some people with a genetic predisposition develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD) while others with the genetic predisposition do not.

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