Call Us: 703.273.2398

Macular Degeneration

What is Macular Degeneration
March 10, 2016 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Know anyone with macular degeneration? Here’s a short update about the disease, symptoms and treatment.

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.


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.

Virginia Lasik | Office of Anh Nguyen, M.D.
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Layla

A: 431 Park Avenue, Suite 103 • Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Ph: 703.534. 4393
View Map

Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Ashley (Surgery/Web)
Chrissy Megargee (Web)

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