Armd Treatment

Dry Macular Degeneration Treatment

  • Currently there is no treatment for dry macular degeneration
  • Vitamin Supplements of a certain combinations have been found to lower the risk of macular degeneration from progressing in certain people.
  • Vitamin Combination
    • Vitamin C: 500 mg
    • Vitamin E: 400 IU
    • Lutein: 10 mg
    • Zinc Oxide: 80 mg
    • Zeaxanthin: 2 mg
    • Copper: 2 mg

Wet Macular Degeneration Treatment:

Treating wet macular degeneration does not cure the condition. The treatment goal is to reduce the risk of vision loss from this condition.

  • Anti-VEGF injections
    • This is a medication is injected into the eye.  The procedure is typically done at the ophthalmologist’s office after some anesthesia is given to the eye.  The medication works to block new blood vessels from growing in the back of the eye, which causes vision loss
    • Current Anti-VEGF medication that are available in the US to use in ARMD are as follows:
      • Avastin
      • Lucentis
      • Eylea
  • Thermal Laser Treatment
  • Photodynamic Therapy 

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