Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

What can be done if I have AMD?

90% of AMD is the “dry” form, involving no swelling or bleeding – the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) showed that anti-oxidant supplements can slow the progression of AMD: be sure to ask your optometrist if you are a candidate for this...

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What are the symptoms of AMD?

AMD is characterized by central distortion or blurring of the vision that can progress to a “blind spot” should there be bleeding or scarring. However, if AMD involves one eye more than the other, there may be no symptoms at all. As with many...

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