Summary of Research and Developments in Macular Degeneration: 2008-2009

by Dan Roberts June 11, 2009 Laser Rejuvenates the Retina According to a study announced at the Euretina Congress in May 2008, a laser treatment that “cleans up” Bruch’s membrane may slow down the progression to AMD. Bruch’s membrane is the tissue that separates the photoreceptor cells (our sight cells) from the nourishing blood vessel [Read More]

C-reactive Protein Levels Connected to Macular Degeneration

by Dan Roberts There has been a good deal of excitement about the possible connection between the level of C-reactive protein (CRP) in the blood and various diseases, including macular degeneration. CRP is responsible for the healing benefit of inflammation that occurs when a part of the body is in trouble. If, however, the level [Read More]