Monoclonal Antibody Fragment Treatments for ‘Wet’ Macular Degeneration Keep Elderly Drivers Behind the Wheel, Study Suggests

The advanced neovascular, or "wet," form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), left untreated, is the most common cause of vision loss among the elderly and a leading reason for their loss of driving privileges. But results of a new study suggest that monthly injections of ranibizumab improve eye chart test results required for a driver's license, build driver confidence and keep those with AMD driving longer.