123 episodes

Join us for a series of free monthly telephone discussions live and on-demand from Macular Degeneration Research, a program of BrightFocus Foundation, featuring retina specialists and other eye care experts who will discuss various aspects of living with macular degeneration and geographic atrophy. Topics will include macular degeneration treatments, remaining independent, and promising research on the horizon.

#Ophthalmology #Eye #EyeHealth #Macular #MacularDegeneration #GeographicAtrophy #Health #Aging #VisionLoss #LowVision

Macular Chats BrightFocus Foundation

    • Health & Fitness

Join us for a series of free monthly telephone discussions live and on-demand from Macular Degeneration Research, a program of BrightFocus Foundation, featuring retina specialists and other eye care experts who will discuss various aspects of living with macular degeneration and geographic atrophy. Topics will include macular degeneration treatments, remaining independent, and promising research on the horizon.

#Ophthalmology #Eye #EyeHealth #Macular #MacularDegeneration #GeographicAtrophy #Health #Aging #VisionLoss #LowVision

    Resources to Help You Live Well with AMD

    Resources to Help You Live Well with AMD

    After a macular degeneration diagnosis, the best way to adapt to vision loss is to learn new ways of doing things. Ed Haines discusses the resources available from the organization Hadley, which provides practical, social, and emotional support to older adults adjusting to vision loss.

    • 38 min
    What You Need to Know About Cataracts and Macular Degeneration

    What You Need to Know About Cataracts and Macular Degeneration

    Does cataract surgery increase your risk of developing macular degeneration? Learn more during a conversation with guest expert Emily Y. Chew, MD, who will discuss this question and the relationship between cataracts and macular degeneration.

    • 29 min
    Macular Degeneration: Get the Facts

    Macular Degeneration: Get the Facts

    Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans aged 60 and older. Guest speaker Gayatri S. Reilly, MD answers questions and shares all the facts you need to know about wet and dry macular degeneration.

    • 42 min
    Maintaining Emotional Wellness: Living with AMD

    Maintaining Emotional Wellness: Living with AMD

    After a diagnosis of macular degeneration many individuals experience a range of emotions, including grief, anxiety, or depression. Our expert guest will define and discuss different emotions, as well as provide specialists and additional coping strategies and resources to consider.

    • 35 min
    Can Vision Loss Be Reversed? Exploring Stem Cells and AMD

    Can Vision Loss Be Reversed? Exploring Stem Cells and AMD

    Guest speaker Kapil Bharti, PhD discusses a new treatment for macular degeneration that is currently being studied using stem cell therapy to restore lost vision.

    • 50 min
    New Option for Anti-VEGF Treatment for Wet AMD

    New Option for Anti-VEGF Treatment for Wet AMD

    Guest speaker W. Lloyd Clark, MD, discusses a new anti-VEGF treatment option that is available for wet AMD. Dr. Clark specializes in the treatment of vitreous and retinal diseases. He is also dedicated to the advancement of new treatments for retinal diseases through his involvement with clinical trials for the newest therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusions.

    • 47 min

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