Treating Exudative or Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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October 11, 2019

Wet age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in patients over 50. Sunir Garg, MD explains that optimal outcomes of treating Wet AMD correlate with regular anti-VEGF treatment intervals. Watch the full video from Medscape on how these drugs can dramatically improve outcomes for elderly patients, restoring central vision loss and improving...  read more

Brolucizumab Receives FDA Approval for Wet AMD

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October 8, 2019

Carl Regillo, MD was interviewed by MD Magazine to discuss the clinical usage of the new anti-VEGF injection treatment, brolucizumab (Beovu), that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Wet Macular Degeneration.

Eye Exams Can Detect Deadly Diseases

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August 2, 2019

A recent study suggests that your annual eye exam may provide insight into your risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and arthritis. Dr. Sunir Garg reports that “the earlier you detect the problem, the more successful the treatment.”

Use of the Port Delivery System in AMD

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July 15, 2019

Anti-VEGF therapy has revolutionized the management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by offering the potential for patients to maintain functional vision for their lifetimes. For many patients, intravitreal injections are required as frequently as every month. The Port Delivery System is a durable drug reservoir designed to dispense ranibizumab over time after surgical implantation, with...  read more

Stop blaming blue light for all your problems

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June 6, 2019

Blue light glasses claim to block wavelengths of light that are harmful to our eyes—but how harmful is that light to begin with? Dr. Sunir Garg says, that “There is no clinical sign or clinical evidence that people are being harmed by this,” in regards to the claims that blue light can damage our eyeballs....  read more

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and the Eye

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May 24, 2019

How do our eyes and brain have anything in common? Sunir Garg, MD explains that Alzheimer's disease and dementia, which are caused by damage to brain cells, both appear to have effects on the retina. Read the full article from the AAO to learn how new studies are showing how changes in the retina can detect...  read more

How did James Harden Get a Bruised Retina?

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May 22, 2019

Sunir Garg, MD spoke to the American Academy of Ophthalmology to explain how James Harden, from the Houston Rockets, injured his retina and how a poke in the eye could lead to more damage. Read the full article from the AAO and check out their other article about sports-related eye injuries.

This Is What New York City Looks Like If You're Color Blind

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May 1, 2019
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What does color blindness look like? Forbes asked Dr. Mitchell Fineman to explain what it is, what causes it and how to treat people who do have color blindness, a condition that affects millions around the world. "Often people who are not affected by color differences do not appreciate the challenges faced by those with color...  read more

Blue-light-blocking glasses are gaining in popularity: Here's everything you should know about them

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March 19, 2019
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If you’ve recently gone shopping for a new pair of eyeglasses there’s a chance you may have come across some blue-light-blocking glasses, which seem to be everywhere, from online to brick-and-mortar optical stores. Blue-light block glasses are the newest trend and Dr. Sunir Garg discusses if these glasses are actually beneficial to helping reduce eye strain...  read more

Surgeons perform first gene therapy procedure aimed at stopping AMD-related blindness

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February 20, 2019

Researchers have completed the first gene therapy procedure aimed at stoping age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Allen Ho commented, “What’s unique about this particular clinical trial is that they are trying gene therapy surgically delivered to the sub retinal space to try to modify the disease process of dry macular degeneration." Read the full article from...  read more