What is Dry Macular Degeneration?

Dry Macular Degeneration is a common eye condition that affects the central part of vision, leading to gradual vision loss. Unlike the wet form, Dry Macular Degeneration progresses slowly


How Does the Valeda Light Therapy System Work?

The Valeda system uses Photobiomodulation to deliver specific wavelengths of light to the eye, stimulating cellular activity, promoting retinal health and function. It is a non-invasive treatment that should be repeated every 4-6 months.


Benefits of the Valeda Light Therapy System:

  • A non-invasive and painless procedure, the treatment is comfortable and requires no surgical procedures.
  • Clinical studies have proven that the treatment slows the progression of Dry Macular Degeneration, maintains, and in some cases improves, vision in early to intermediate stages of the condition. Find out more.
  • With no recovery time and each treatment session lasting approximately 20 minutes it is easy to incorporate in to your routine.
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Who Can Benefit From This Treatment?

The Valeda Light Therapy System is available to individuals who have been diagnosed with Dry Macular Degeneration. It is especially beneficial to those who are in the early to intermediate stages of the condition.


What to Expect During the Treatment?

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you will be asked to remove them prior to receiving treatment. You are not required to have eye drops before receiving treatment. You will be seated comfortably in front of the Valeda Light Therapy System. The clinician administering the treatment will guide you through each step of the treatment, which will take no more than 20 minutes.


How Much Does This Treatment Cost?

An initial visual assessment with be carried out to create a baseline for a fee of £65. For maximum benefit, the recommended treatment cycle is 9 treatment sessions, over a 3 week period. The cost per treatment cycle is £1,150. In order to spread the cost patients can pay £80 a month then £550 at the start of each treatment cycle. It’s recommended that treatment cycles are repeated every 4-6 months.

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Next Steps

Contact us today to book your initial assessment and learn more about this treatment. Take the first step towards better vision with Chapman Opticians and Valeda Light Therapy System. The Valeda Light Therapy System represents a significant advancement in the treatment of Dry Macular Degeneration, offering new hope and improved quality of life for many patients. Available exclusively at out Bromsgrove practice, we are the first and only optician in the West Midlands to offer this revolutionary treatment.


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