Tag: wet macular degeneration

  • Researchers Reach New Breakthrough in Geographic Atrophy

    Researchers at the University of Kentucky, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have reached a breakthrough regarding geographic atrophy, related to dry age-related macular degeneration. Geographic atrophy, or GA, is an as-of-yet untreatable affliction resulting from the death of retinal pigmented epithelial cells, or RPE cells. GA is a widespread cause of blindness that has affected […]

  • Researchers Suggest That Wet AMD Might Be Preventable

    New research shows that it is possible to keep dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from advancing to the wet form of the eye condition that can lead to severe seeing impairments, reported Medical News Today. According to the 10 April report, a study spearheaded by Trinity College in Ireland shows that people with dry macular […]