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  1. SalutarisMD to introduce minimally invasive ophthalmic device for wet AMD therapy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 7 Sep 2016

    wet age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ). The SMD-DA episcleral brachytherapy ..... designed to deliver improved dosimetry to wet AMD lesions and ease of use for retinal surgeons ..... and one of the two chronically treated wet AMD patients, best corrected visual acuity

  2. AMD Lasers expands into hard-tissue dental laser market

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Dec 2015

    Soft-tissue dental laser maker AMD Lasers (Indianapolis, IN) has entered the hard-tissue dental laser market with a new hard-tissue laser that is FDA-cleared

  1. Study shows laser treatment could prevent onset, stop progression of wet and dry AMD

    Online Articles

    Tue, 7 Jul 2009

    of age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ), reportedly the number-one cause of ..... could prevent a generation from developing AMD . People with a family history of the disease ..... back damaged eyesight but it may prevent AMD , including "dry" AMD for which there

  2. Wet AMD therapy study using fiber-optic light device yields positive results

    Online Articles

    Mon, 30 Jan 2012

    treat wet age-related macular degeneration ( wet AMD ), which causes vision loss and blindness. Salutaris ..... subfoveal neovascular membrane of the eye to treat wet AMD . The study subjects received standard wet AMD therapy using anti-VEGF injections given as

  3. Slimmed-down telescopic contact lens may improve sight of AMD patients

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Jun 2013

    offer age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ) patients a relatively unobtrusive way ..... the blurry vision of those suffering from AMD , as simply correcting the eye’s focus ..... central vision lost from a retina damaged by AMD . Related: Inexpensive optical device enables

  4. NEUROLOGY/OPHTHALMOLOGY: Light-activatable engineered molecule promising for AMD , epilepsy treatment

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    degenerative eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ; the leading cause of vision loss in people over 50), and ..... treatment for epilepsy. ( Image courtesy of UIC Photo Services ) AMD results when the retina's rods and cones—which normally

  5. Prosthetic retina shows promise in restoring sight

    Online Articles

    Fri, 18 May 2012

    from age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ), one of the commonest causes of blindness ..... left relatively unscathed by the effects of AMD while other image capturing cells, known ..... University of Strathclyde, UK, said: " AMD is a huge medical challenge and, with an

  6. Retinal hyperspectral imaging system by Photon etc.

    Online Articles

    Fri, 9 Mar 2012

    the eye fundus to develop treatments for retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ). Based on a mydriatic retinal camera and the company's tunable laser source, the system allows high-definition retinal

  7. Sales of Coherent lasers for ophthalmology exceed 10,000 units

    Online Articles

    Fri, 15 Jun 2012

    state lasers with green or yellow output for use in photocoagulation to treat wet age-related macular degeneration ( wet AMD ). The company also notes strong sales performance in other areas of the ophthalmic market, namely lasers for diagnostic applications

  8. LEDs enable fast, high-resolution multispectral eye imaging for disease screening

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    fundus) may pave the way for doctors to easily screen patients for common diseases such as age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ) and diabetic retinopathy. 1 The current approach to eye imaging involves two or three wavelengths (red, green and blue

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