What is Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is an eye condition that can cause vision loss. Symtoms include loss of central vision, difficulty reading, difficulty driving, blurred vision, and difficulty seeing fine detail.

Treatment for macular degeneration includes surgery, medication, and vitamin supplements. Surgery can be done to implant a lense to enhance vision. Medications in the VEGF antibodies drug class are commonly used for treatment.

Savings Tips for Macular Degeneration

  • Doctor My Eyes! What’s New in Preventing Blindness from Macular Degeneration

    October 15, 2013

    As we live longer, vision loss becomes a huge quality of life issue in our older folks. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older and there is a ton going on here. New stuff. Good stuff.

    Dry macular degeneration can progress to wet macular degeneration, and that’s when treatment begins. Wet AMD can’t be cured but treatments now can slow the progression of vision loss significantly. See More

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Popular Macular Degeneration Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
VEGF Antibodies 2,200 See Prices
Corticosteroids N/A See Prices
VEGF Antibodies N/A See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Macular Degeneration Drug Classes

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