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Macular Degeneration

Best Test for Macular Degeneration
March 5, 2014 By admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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 admin

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

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A detached retina is potentially blinding. The retina is the light sensitive tissue that lines the inside of the eye. A retinal tear or hole usually leads to a retinal detachment. Floaters can sometimes be the earliest, and only, symptom. Many times there is little warning and a retinal detachment usually occurs without trauma.

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Randall V. Wong, M.D.
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