News & Events Archive

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

NEWS: Doris Tyler is suing a Georgia clinic and the Cell Surgical Network after an experimental stem cell treatment left her blind.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/stem-cell-clinics-macular-degeneration-doj-cracking-down The federal government is cracking down on what it describes as “unscrupulous” stem cell clinics selling unapproved treatments for eye problems like macular degeneration. Many people with fading vision have turned to stem cell therapy, believing it’s their only shot of reversing their conditions. But the federal government hasn’t approved the treatments, so they’re…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

IMRF: FDA seeking to stop procedures at two unregulated stem cell clinics

FDA seeking to stop procedures at two unregulated stem cell clinics  

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

IMRF: Monitoring the Progression of Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

https://www.facebook.com/IMRF4sight/posts/1917531801891373   Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 50 in developed countries, affecting more than 30 million people worldwide. It is characterized by the loss of central vision due to the gradual deterioration the macula—the part of the eye that allows you to see fine…

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Studies show that blue light from digital devices can disrupt sleep-and-wake patterns, causing digital eye strain.

Studies show that blue light from digital devices can disrupt sleep-and-wake patterns, causing digital eye strain. This can lead to blurry vision, lack of focus, dry and irritated eyes, headaches and neck and back pain. With prolonged use, our digital device habits can lead to permanent eye damage, contributing to age-related macular degeneration and in…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Experimental drug may lead to simpler treatment of macular degeneration

  Experimental drug may lead to simpler treatment of macular degeneration Experimental drug may lead to simpler treatment of macular degeneration

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Macular Degeneration Drug May Reduce Number of Injections Needed: (wouldn’t that be great?)

IMRF- VISION & TREATMENTS for Macular Degeneration:  #aarp#hello2017 #sight #MacularDegeneration Macular Degeneration Drug May Reduce Number of Injections Needed: (wouldn’t that be great?) 1/19/2017 HealthDay News — An experimental drug, AXT107, may one day make treatment simpler for patients with age-related macular degeneration, according to research published in the January 18 issue of Science Translational Medicine. “We…

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Macular Degeneration: A leading cause of vision loss (the IMRF can help)

IMRF (International Macular and Retinal Foundation) – VISION & VISION LOSS PREVENTION: #aarp #hello2017 #maculardegeneration ….A leading cause of vision loss- “Vision loss is not a natural part of the ageing process and doesn’t have to be accepted as one if care is taken with diet and lifestyle” A couple of decades ago, age-related macular degeneration was an…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Telemedicine could improve eye exam access for people with diabetes

IMRF- VISION & TECHNOLOGY: ……….Telemedicine could improve eye exam access for people with diabetes Electronic eye exams could become popular in the U.S. among patients who see them as an easy way to visit the eye doctor. After a nationwide telemedicine diabetic screening program in England and Wales, for example, diabetic retinopathy is no longer…

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Friday, December 2, 2016

What do these symptoms of common vision problems mean?

IMRF- VISION & UNDERSTANDING SYMPTOMS or CHANGES:  …….At one point or the other, we all have eye problems. While some are minor, some tend to go away miraculously on their own, or can be treated at home; some surely need a specialist’s care. But what’s really important is to never ignore the early signs of…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Did You Know Exercise Is Good for Your Eyes — and Your Vision?

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: You know that exercise is good for you — for toning up or slimming down, or for just generally staying healthy and feeling better. You may not know, however, that getting plenty of exercise also may help preserve your vision. Several studies over the last 10 years have found connections between regular exercise and reducing risks for several…

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