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Macular Degeneration

Best Test for Macular Degeneration
March 5, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

What’s the best test to diagnose macular degeneration? A fluorescein angiogram can distinguish normal drusen from ARMD.

Sophie is 93 and Reads!
August 28, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

I’ve written about another of my more elderly patients who remains independent and can read despite wet ARMD! She’s 93!

Vitamin & Diet Recommendations for ARMD
May 24, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

AREDS 2 did not change any dietary or supplement (vitamin) recommendations for those with macular degeneration. The original formula is still recommended.

AREDS 2 Vitamin Study for Macular Degeneration
May 16, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

AREDS vitamins can slow down ARMD in certain patients. AREDS 2 results were just released. Not much new information, but still a valuable study.

Best Treatment for Wet Macular Degeneration
April 12, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

The “best” treatment for wet macular degeneration is efficacious (works all the time), without complications and effective 100% of the time (works in everyone).

Avastin Injection Recall
March 27, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Only certain Avastin injections have been linked to severe, potentially blinding, infections. A single compounding pharmacy is at fault, not the Avastin.

New CentraSight Telescope for Macular Degeneration More Available
June 20, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

The CentraSight Telescope for macular degeneration was approved by the FDA last year. It is now more widely available!

Patient Blinded by Wet ARMD Reads with iPad
June 13, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Though legally blind from ARMD, my patient prefers the Apple iPad over the Kindle for various reasons.

What is a Fluorescein Angiogram?
June 7, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

A fluorescein angiogram is an invaluable test for a retina specialist. It can help diagnose almost every retinal disease including ARMD and diabetic retinopathy.

Fake Avastin Hits United States…Again
May 17, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Fake Avastin has now hit the US market twice in recent months. Are you getting bogus Avastin for your wet ARMD?


Currently, I see patients with retinal diseases; macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker within several different's a different arrangement, but it allows more continuous care with many eye specialists. In addition, I am very accessible via the web. To schedule your own appointment, call any of the numbers below.

Capital Eye Consultants
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Brigitte O’Brien

A: 3025 Hamaker Court, Suite 101 • Fairfax, Virginia 22031
Ph: 703.876.9630
F: 703.876.0163
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Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Andrea Armstrong (Surgery/Web)
Chrissy Megargee (Web)

A: 3930 Pender Drive, Suite 10 • Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Ph: 703.273.2398
F: 703.273.0239
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