Blood tests could help diagnose AMD

Posted: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Signs of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be found through blood tests, according to a new study led by researchers based in Massachusetts.

The test, developed by scientists at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, could save people’s sight by picking it up before symptoms begin, allowing them to get vital injections earlier.

The study, published online in Ophthalmology