STORIES News 24/12/18

Tiny eye device could make big difference for millions with blinding disease

Regillo Ladder Study

Wills Eye Hospital retinal surgeon Carl D. Regillo (lower left) operates on Melinda Roth's eye to implant a rice-grain-sized device. This device emits Lucentis as a treatment for Macular Degeneration. - Jessica Griffin/Staff Photographer

Melinda Roth feels fortunate. The vision in her left eye went from “a big black blotchy circle” to nearly normal thanks to a drug that stopped the growth of abnormal blood vessels. This is a new treatment for Macular Degeneration by Carl Regillo, MD, Director of the Wills Eye Hospital Retina Service. Click Here to Read more at