Speaking at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Meeting in Chicago, K. V. Chalam, MD, expressed the advantage of using non-invasive OCT angiography (OCT-A) as opposed to the older fluorescein angiography as essentially a difference between imaging in three dimensions or two.
Italian researchers found that supplementing ranibizumab treatment with the daily administration of an NSAID solution improved AMD symptoms better than ranibizumab alone, and believe over time greater statistical significance will emerge.
Does adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration? Portuguese researchers attempted to determine the AMD-preventative nature of the popular regional diet, which is commonly associated with fish, fruit, grains, and the occasional splash of wine.
Although differences between treatment groups in best-corrected visual acuity were not statistically significant, combination treatment reduced central macular thickness and macular volume statistically significantly more than bevacizumab alone.