Are you currently being treated with Eylea Injections every 4 to 6 weeks? if so, you may qualify for an alternative free oral medication as part of a clinical study.

If you are interested and think you qualify, please complete our clinical trial contact form to request an eligibility screening. Participants in any clinical trial are chosen based on eligibility. You will always need to be examined before you are accepted, and you must be available for scheduled appointments.

Dr. Vrinda Hershberger “puts Viera on the map with chance to test promising new treatments on patients suffering from vision loss,” according to VieraMD Magazine.

A board-certified ophthalmologist with Florida Eye Associates, Hershberger’s expertise at clinical studies is a key reason why the Florida Eye Associates office at 5510 Murrell Road in Viera was one of only 120 sites in the United States chosen to conduct free two-year-long tests on patients with dry macular degeneration and wet macular degeneration. The chronic eye diseases cause severe loss of central vision.

“This is extensive testing, extensive treatment and the patients will not have a single dollar out of pocket,” she said. “The Viera/Suntree area, with its large population of seniors who are at greatest risk of contracting macular degeneration, is perfect for the study.”

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If you’d like to be considered for this trial, and have been diagnosed with either wet macular degeneration or dry macular degeneration, we invite you to complete the following request form.