What Is Macular Degeneration?

by Dan Roberts (Updated 11/29/2020) 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]

New Retinal Vessels Formed From Stem Cells

by Dan Roberts August, 2002 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have succeeded in forming new retinal blood vessels in mice with ocular disease. The process uses “pluripotent” adult stem cells, which are derived from bone marrow and injected into the vitreous of the eyeball. When in place, these cells develop into endothelial cells [Read More]