A telescope implanted in your eye? It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie but it could help thousands of Arizonans see. Doctors say the newly FDA approved procedure is a breakthrough for the 10-million Americans living with macular degeneration. “You get kind of amazed sitting there looking at everything,” Richard Clarida, who just… Read More »
Retinal Consultants of Arizona is proud to announce its first Virtual Town Hall Patient Education Program. This program is designed to inform and educate community members about conditions of the retina and vitreous including Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Eye Diseases. The purpose is to increase early detection and intervention to common retina conditions, which… Read More »
Dr. Sachin Mehta’s “Eye on Vision” segment covering AMD on Lake Havasu’s Channel 45. This is a monthly segment offering information and community education to the citizens of Lake Havasu and Bullhead City, Arizona.
“Anti-VEGF monotherapy will go down in medical history as a treatment model that was both insurmountable and unsustainable.” “It was insurmountable because of the historic gains that were seen in a disease, neovascular macular degeneration, that had miserable treatment results earlier. We went from essentially not being able to treat our patients at all and… Read More »
“The anti-platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) combination agent Fovista (Ophthotech Corp.) showed statistically significant superior efficacy over ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech) monotherapy for the treatment of wet AMD, according to the results of a phase 2b study, which were recently reported in an Ophthotech release…” Retinal Consultants of AZ is committed to clinical research and the… Read More »