Association of Intravitreal Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy With Risk of Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, and Death in Patients With Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A study recently done out of the Mayo Clinic, looked into the risk of strokes due to anti-VEGF therapy for AMD. The study has found that there is no association between the two, and the use of anti-VEGF therapy is still the best option for patients with AMD. Dr. Carl Regillo added his own comment... read more
Dr. Allen Ho and Dr. Carl Regillo attended the annual Hawaiian Eye & Retina Meeting from January 20-25 and presented on a number of topics. Dr. Ho spoke about “New RPE cell-based treatments in development for dry AMD”, and you can watch the video here from Healio. Dr. Regillo presented on... read more
Dr. Sunir Garg, co-author of a study looking into how statins can help prevent diabetic retinopathy, says, “Statins may actually help patients’ eyeballs as well, not just their hearts.” Read more on this study about how people with diabetes could benefit from using statins to delay the risk of diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Jason Hsu leads a study that looks into the loss of follow-up visits with patients suffering from non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. The study has found that a quarter of patients do not return within a year of receiving an anti-VEGF injection. Read more about the study from Healio.
Dr. Carl Regillo, Chief of Wills Eye Retina Service, explains the risk diabetes imposes on your vision if not treated or detected early. Watch the full clip here to learn more.
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Melinda Roth feels fortunate. The vision in her left eye went from “a big black blotchy circle” to nearly normal thanks to a drug that stopped the growth of abnormal blood vessels. This is a new treatment for macular degeneration being studied by doctors at Wills Eye and Mid Atlantic Retina with Dr. Carl Regillo as... read more
It might start with straight lines looking wavy. Or there might be a dark spot in the center of the person’s vision. A likely culprit: wet age-related macular degeneration, or wet AMD. Learn more from Dr. Allen Ho about Wet AMD at Philly.com.
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It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts we share the news that Dr. Joseph Maguire passed away on November 24, 2018. Dr. Maguire was a wonderful physician who was dedicated to his patients, to his staff, to his friends and especially to his family. He touched us all with his sense of humor, integrity... read more