Eye injections for macular degeneration could be replaced with refillable implant: researchers

Eileen Wood
Updated December 13 2018 - 10:41am, first published October 30 2018 - 11:00am
NEW TREATMENT: Researchers hope to replace eye injections for age related macular degeneration with an implantable device. Photo: Shutterstock
NEW TREATMENT: Researchers hope to replace eye injections for age related macular degeneration with an implantable device. Photo: Shutterstock

OLDER Australians with the sight-destroying condition age-related macular degeneration can take hope from the news that their six-weekly eye injections may be replaced with an implant which will last for 15 months.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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