What is Geographic Atrophy?

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Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of macular degeneration. Unlike wet ARMD, there are no signs of choroidal neovascularization and anti-VEGF injections or laser are not helpful. Age-related geographic atrophy can cause slowly progressive, but severe visual loss. This geographic atrophy affects the retina, the part of the eye that sends visual information to the…

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Bifocal Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

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Bifocal contact lenses can now correct presbyopia and astigmatism. Bifocal contact lenses have been available for many years, but those lenses did not correct for astigmatism, which meant that people with astigmatism who wore toric contact lenses that corrected their astigmatism had to wear reading glasses overtop their contact lenses to correct for age-related presbyopia…

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