A study on the impact of diet on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) found that those who took the highest amounts of carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, had a 43%… [ Get More Details ]
Of the 8 Million older Americans at high risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), 1.3 million will develop advanced AMD within 5 years. However the NEI-sponsored Age-Related Eye… [ Get More Details ]
Economics of DR Treatment
Laser treatment plus a VEGF inhibitor achieved an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of $12,410 per quality adjusted life year in patients with DME.
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Intensive glucose control (3 or more daily insulin injections or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion) reduced the mean risk of retinopathy progression by 54% in type 1 diabetes patients with minimal-to-moderate… [ Get More Details ]
Between 2008 and 2009, the number of Americans age 65-74 who reported trouble seeing (even with glasses or contacts) decreased from 14.3% to 10.3%. The number of Americans age 75… [ Get More Details ]