Treating Wet AMD
In recent years, medications have been developed to treat Wet AMD called Anti-VEGF.
These medications interfere with the release of the chemical which encourages more vessels to grow, preventing further loss of vision. These medications have a high success rate in preventing further visual loss and, in many cases, improve vision.
Anti-VEGF is injected into the vitreous of the eye, which is the jelly substance in the middle of the eye.
Treating Dry AMD
Unfortunately, there is no treatment for Dry AMD at the moment, although studies have revealed that higher doses of vitamin A, C and E, the minerals copper and zinc and a micro-nutrient called lutein may slow down the progression of this condition.
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