Macular Degeneration Treatment

Technology, Risks and Benefits

How do we treat macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration comes in two main forms; wet and dry. Wet macular degeneration commonly causes you to lose vision rapidly. At NQ Eye Specialists our surgeons are experts in diagnosing and treating macular degeneration. The mainstay of treatment for wet macular degeneration is by using a medication to counteract the effects of the disease. This medication needs to be delivered to the back of the eye where it is most effective. Talk to your doctor about the best treatment options for your eye.

What technology is used in the treatment of macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a dynamic disease that requires specific diagnostic investigations and expert monitoring to ensure the expected treatment improvements. This process has been greatly enhanced in recent years by the use of technological advancements like OCT and retinal angiography.

What are the risks of macular degeneration, if any?

The treatment of macular degeneration has had some outstanding improvements in the last decade. However, we still don’t have a single treatment cure and the types of treatments available don’t w