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Times Square, NYC

Macula Vision Research Foundation has gone to new heights...in Times Square, NYC Macula Vision Research Foundation has gone to new heights -- Times Square, New York City -- to spread the word, as part of our new Awareness Campaign. This fifteen second video about MVRF is displayed on the CBS David Letterman Superscreen, putting MVRF [...]

June 8th, 2011|

NIH Study Finds Avastin And Lucentis Are Equally Effective In Treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration

NEI Press Release NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH National Eye Institute NEI Multimedia News Release Contact: National Eye Institute (301) 496-5248 neinews@nei.nih.gov For Immediate Release Thursday, April 28, 2011 11:00 am EDT […]

April 28th, 2011|

MVRF’s 10th International Scientific Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breakthrough study regarding childhood blindness shared at Macula Vision Research Foundation’s 10th International Scientific Research Conference in NYC, March 24th – 27th Every 18 months, the Macula Vision Research Foundation hosts a conference that brings together industry-leading retinal scientists, clinicians and medical equipment developers. This year, 25 participants were invited to share their work and collaborate with one another in an interactive setting at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York. […]

April 22nd, 2011|

Encapsulated Cell Therapy Research Update

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans age 60 and older. It is a disease that causes cells in the macula – the part of the eye that allows us to see in fine detail – to die.  There are two forms of the disorder, wet and dry AMD.  GA is considered the end stage of dry AMD, where central vision is lost. […]

April 21st, 2011|