AMD: Your Questions Answered



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Highlight Clips

Dr. Avnish Deobhakta discusses helping patients adhere to medication regiments.
Dr. Deobhakta discusses if vision loss can be reversable.
Dr. Deobhakta answers a question if long-term injections can cause damage to the eyeball.


BrightFocus Foundation held this Access Live Event called, “AMD: Your Questions Answered.” The event featured Dr. Avnish Deobhakta, Ophthalmologist and Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, who explained his mission to increase the public’s knowledge of vision related illnesses and the prevention of vision deterioration. Topics of discussion included the potential effect of saffron for treatment of AMD, tips for protecting your eyes in glaring weather conditions like snow and snow-blindness, AREDS (Age Related Eye Disease Study), and drugs for gene therapy.

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