What Is Macular Degeneration?

by Dan Roberts (Updated 9/12/2023) Audio/visual presentations on all related subjects Recommended books: The First Year: Age-Related Macular Degeneration: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Daniel L. Roberts Macular Degeneration: The Complete Guide to Saving and Maximizing Your Sight by Lylas Mogk, M.D. and Marja Mogk, Ph.D. Definition Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is [Read More]

Summary of Research and Developments in Macular Degeneration, 2010-2011

by Dan Roberts June 19, 2011 Introduction Since 2006, I have done my best to condense the high points of the previous year’s macular degeneration research into a single report that is concise and understandable for the layperson. I do so, because I understand first hand how important it is to be aware of everything [Read More]

Encapsulated Cell Technology (ECT)–A New Drug Delivery System

by Dan Roberts Updated March 30, 2015 A means of delivering drugs into the retina on a time release basis is being developed and proven safe and effective. It is achieved by a method called Encapsulated Cell Technology (ECT), being tested by Neurotech SA with support from the National Eye Institute (NEI), Bethesda, Maryland. A [Read More]