Timely eye injections help preserve vision

Skipping treatment may lead to loss of sight in those with severe form of age-related macular degeneration: Study

Skipping or postponing medical appointments amid the Covid-19 pandemic may be common, but for people with a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), doing so may lead to vision loss.

Doctors at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) say poor adherence to treatment is a worldwide phenomenon, but there is further proof that doing so can lead to vision loss.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2020, with the headline 'Timely eye injections help preserve vision'. Subscribe