What is Macular Degeneration?
Sometimes, drusen can lead to the development of new blood vessels under the retina. These new blood vessels leak fluid and blood under the retina. If this leakage occurs in the center of the retina, or macula, our vision becomes blurry, this is known as wet macular degeneration.
What is Wet Macular Degeneration?
Is treatment available?
- Photodynamic laser therapy (PDT)
- Traditional thermal laser therapy
- Steroid injections
- Anti-VEGF injections, that include: Lucentis, Avastin, and Macugen