Tag: macular degeneration treatment

Aspirin Linked to Macular Degeneration

Well as someone who take a baby aspirin a day, I sat up and paid attention to this one. Researchers in Australia have found that those who take aspirin regularly may be in danger of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The researchers followed nearly 2,400 study participants for a decade...

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Avastin Carries Higher Risk for Blindness for Macular Degeneration Treatments

Lucentis and Avastin are both used to treat the wet version of age-related macular degeneration. A new study from Queen’s University finds that Avastin, traditionally a cancer drug, carries a much higher risk for the development of serious intraocular inflammation, which can lead to blindness. A review of 1,600 cases...

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Aspirin Use Can Possibly Worsen or Cause Wet Macular Degeneration

Peter Dazeley A European Eye Study has found that the beloved daily aspirin could have a down side when it comes to your site. Researchers found that frequent aspirin use was associated with wet macular degeneration and the odds rose with increasing frequency of consumption. The wet form of the...

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