Edition 25, 2013
Research for Patients with Macular Diseases

Focus on the Retina

  • Focus on the retina.
  • Dr. Georges von Degenfeld, Bayer HealthCare.
Focus on the retina.

The eyes are our window on the world: the retina forms a projection surface for what we see. With advancing age, however, there is a risk that the vision cells in this layer may die off. One of the most common causes of this is age-related macular degeneration. The eyes may also be damaged by diabetes. Bayer researchers are working on new treatments for these disorders.

Find out about the various mechanisms that may destroy our vision cells here:

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