Tag: AMD

Scientists Find Toxic Buildup in Eyes of Patients with Blinding Macular Degeneration


Damaging DNA builds up in the eyes of patients with geographic atrophy, an untreatable, poorly understood form of age-related macular degeneration that causes blindness, new research from the University of…

Dr. Ambati & CAVS in VIRGINIA Magazine


UVA Researchers Gain New Insights on Macular Degeneration | VIRGINIA Magazine  More than 2 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of impaired eyesight in older adults.…

UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration that Robs Millions of Vision


In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical…