Mayo Clinic eye doctors combine patient care with research to expand the understanding of retinal conditions such as age-related macular degeneration. Researchers study the efficacy and safety of medications for macular degeneration. Doctors also study new medications and other treatments for macular degeneration and other eye conditions. Read more about research in ophthalmology.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on macular degeneration on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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Dec. 24, 2015
  1. AskMayoExpert. Age-related macular degeneration. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  2. Preferred Practice Pattern: Age-related macular degeneration. San Francisco, CA: American Academy of Ophthalmology; 2015. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015.
  3. Age-related macular degeneration? American Academy of Ophthalmology. Accessed Sept. 17, 2015.
  4. Facts about age-related macular degeneration. National Eye Institute. Accessed Sept. 17, 2015.
  5. Lawrenson JG, et al. Omega 3 fatty acids for preventing or slowing the progression of age-related macular degeneration. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015.
  6. Yanoff M, et al., eds. Age-related macular degeneration. In: Ophthalmology. 4th ed. Edinburgh, U.K.: Mosby Elsevier; 2014. Accessed Sept. 17, 2015.
  7. Ranibizumab. Micromedex. Accessed Oct. 8, 2015.
  8. Garg SJ. Age-related macular degeneration. Merck Manual Professional Version. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015.
  9. Moja L, et al. Systemic safety of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015.
  10. Aflibercept. Micromedex. Accessed Oct. 8, 2015.
  11. Arroyo JG. Age-related macular degeneration: Treatment and prevention. Accessed Sept. 25, 2015.
  12. Riggin EA. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. July 22, 2015.
  13. Garrity J. Structure and function of the eyes. Merck Manual Consumer Version. Accessed Sept. 28, 2015.
  14. Sloan FA, et al. The effects of technological advances on outcomes for elderly persons with exudative age-related macular degeneration. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2014;132:456.