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  • November 8, 2018

    Iron Supplementation Associated With Wet AMD

    A report published in Review of Optometry on November 5, 2018 announced research* showing that non-anemic patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD) who take oral iron supplements may be at risk of retinal/subretinal hemorrhage. Researchers have found that use of oral iron supplements was significantly associated with retinal/subretinal hemorrhage at baseline in patients with […]

  • October 28, 2018

    Genentech’s Faricimab for Wet AMD May Greatly Extend Time Between Injections

    Genentech has announced positive results from the Phase II STAIRWAY study which explored the extended durability of faricimab (RG7716) in the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). At 52 weeks, faricimab patients dosed either every 16 weeks or every 12 weeks demonstrated sustained vision outcomes comparable to Lucentis (ranibizumab) dosed every four weeks. “Because […]

  • October 28, 2018

    
Possible Cause of Charles Bonnet Syndrome Discovered

    Researchers at the University of Queensland have found an association between Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) and abnormally heightened activity in the visual cortex of the brain. The findings were published October 25, 2018 in the journal Current Biology. According to the researchers, up to 40% of people with loss of vision experience hallucinations, which are […]

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