When the immune system attacks the retina

Whe exact age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of old age blindness in the western world, is still largely unknown. However, the so-called complement system, an ancient branch of the immune system, is under urgent suspicion. However, it has so far been unclear which of the numerous members of this family of immune proteins […]

Detect and Treat Macular Degeneration | NDR.de – Guide

As at: 02/24/2020 05:07 p.m. – visit Enlarge image Macular degeneration is an incurable disease of the retina. Up to four million Germans suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This incurable retinal disease is the most common cause of severe visual impairment in people over 60 in Germany. Gradually, the sensory cells lose their function […]