It's fair to say that Lucentis is the most researched medicine for wet age related macular degeneration to date and has been the leading treatment for some time.
Is Avastin as effective as Lucentis in the treatment of wet age related macular degeneration? The CATT study was conducted to answer this very question. The answer is probably yes.
Clinical studies show Fovista is safe and also more effective in combination with Lucentis for wet age-related macular degeneration than Lucentis alone.
How long does cataract surgery take? Private cataract surgery in London is not a simple operation. However, since many ophthalmologists (eye surgeons) carry out cataract surgery routinely, their results are both reliable and very satisfactory. Usually, a surgeon will spend 10 to 25 minutes doing a cataract surgery, in which the surgeon removes the opaque [...]
If you have had successful private cataract surgery and your vision becomes more misty again, please be reassured that your cataract is not growing back. It may be due to posterior capsular opacification and thankfully that is easily treated.
Video: How safe is private diabetic retinopathy treatment? In this video I discuss the safety of private diabetic retinopathy treatment. When we treat diabetic retinopathy, they often - and in the large majority of cases - outweigh any risks involved of losing your vision, the worst thing possible is not treating diabetic retinopathy in the timely fashion. When it comes to laser [...]
Video: How much does laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy cost? In this video I discuss why the costs for diabetic retinopathy treatment vary and what the two possible treatments are. So the treatments for diabetic retinopathy can vary, so the cost for treatments can vary. If we talk about two types of treatment: The first treatment is laser treatment and that's [...]
The exciting news is that it also showed that medicine slowed down the progression of geographic atrophy (one form of dry age related macular degeneration) in 20% of patients.
Video: How quickly does treatment for diabetic retinopathy work? The National Health Service does provide excellent treatment for diabetic retinopathy for the large majority of people. However, it's not necessarily as timely as we hoped. The newer treatments are not necessarily available on the National Health Service and the emerging treatments that are available often take [...]
Video: Does diabetic retinopathy need urgent treatment? In this video, I clarify if diabetic retinopathy needs urgent treatment. The treatment for diabetic retinopathy depends on what type of diabetes in the eye you have. Now, if you have swelling in the back of your eye - we call that diabetic maculopathy - and that can [...]