Summary of Research and Developments in Macular Degeneration: 2006-2007

by Dan Roberts This is a summary of all major research and developments pertinent to macular degeneration that occurred between mid-May 2006 and mid-May 2007. It is organized by month of occurence under the subsets “Pharmacology,” “Surgery,” “Nutrition” and/or “Miscellaneous.” The final section, “The Future,” summarizes work in progress that may lead to promising developments [Read More]

Phototrop Improves Vision in ARMD Patients

by Dan Roberts July 13, 2005 Phototrop (a combination of compounds which affect mitochondrial lipid metabolism) is now available in the United States. The compound was reported to yield significant results in a paper published in May 2005. (“Improvement of visual functions and fundus alterations in early age-related macular degeneration treated with a combination of [Read More]