Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition

23 July 2018
Source: University of Birmingham

Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that University of Birmingham Logocould revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. Its prevalence is increasing dramatically as the population ages and it is estimated that, by 2020, there will be about 200 million people worldwide with the condition. In the UK alone, there are over 500,000 people with late stage AMD.

Read the full story on the University of Birmingham Website

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