macular degeneration :
- n eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision; can cause blindness
News & Articles
- Macular Degeneration: Implantable Telescope Improves Vision
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Americans 60 and older. Once it progresses there aren't many treatment options, but now there is a high-tech way that doctors are using to help patients see better.
June 16, 2013 - KFSN-TV Fresno
- Health Watch: Gain an advantage in tennis
Weekly health rail, with items on tennis tips, getting kids to eat more veggies and an update on macular degeneration treatments.
June 14, 2013 - The MetroWest Daily News
- CentraSight Treatment Program Offers New Hope for Patients with End-Stage Macular Degeneration
Now available in Fresno for the first time at The Eye Medical Center of Fresno, the CentraSight® treatment program features the first-ever telescope implant surgical option for patients with End-Stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most advanced form of AMD and the leading cause of blindness in older Americans. More than 15 million Americans are affected by some form of AMD.
June 10, 2013 - KSEE 24 Fresno