New hope for macular degeneration

Surgeons are pioneering a new treatment for thousands of people who are at risk of going blind. Macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness and the current treatment which requires injections into the eye only staves off the disease.

But as ITV News Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports, radiotherapy could be an easier and cheaper way to save the sight of some 40,000 people diagnosed with the disease every year:

If you would like to know more about this precisely targeted X-ray technology for wet AMD, the Oraya Therapy patient information line: 0800 690 6495. It is manned by a nurse who can answer all your questions.