Wet Macular Degeneration Linked to Gut Microbes

A study at the University of Montreal1 has found that gut microbes appear to influence the development of wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD). This is the more advanced form of ARMD that affects 10% of ARMD patients. Wet macular degeneration leads to vision loss and blindness due to neovascularization. New, unneeded blood vessels form in Continue reading Wet Macular Degeneration Linked to Gut Microbes [Read More ]


Eye Floaters

In between the lens and retina in our eye, a transparent gel body known as vitreous humor exists. It helps your eye maintain a round shape. At the time of birth, the vitreous is homogenous, but as we grow older it degenerates. Tiny deposits of various sizes, shapes and refractive indices begin to appear in the vitreous. These cause shadows on the retina and appear as irregular floating shapes like cobwebs, spots,

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Alert: Retinal complications reported following use of compounded triamcinolone-moxifloxacin

Outbreaks of acute retinal toxicity have occurred in the U.S. after intravitreal injection of a compounded formulation of triamcinolone-moxifloxacin at the end of cataract surgery.[Read More ] Source: Daily Dose of Eye Care