It damages the inside of the eye, at the retina, and causes permanent vision loss.
Macular degeneration is mostly due to aging and sun damage to the eyes.
Historically, age-related macular degeneration was treated with injections to the eye to prevent further vision loss.
It can be unpleasant to the patients and costly.
Now, there is cell-penetrating peptide (CPP) that can deliver the drug to the back of the eyes. It can be formulated in an eye drop. It's great news to the patients!
See more details here.
Dr. Yan L. Liang, OD
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