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Macular Degeneration

Also called: Age-related Macular Degeneration, AMD

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It is good news that the eye condition was found early and that corrective actions can occur. After the age of 9 years old, many eye conditions...
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Yes, get another opinion from a retinal specialist.  Also get treatment options.
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I'm sorry to hear your mother-in-law is going through this, but I'm glad she had glaucoma ruled out.Severe eye pain should not be ignored...
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I'm sorry you're going through this, but it sounds like you're receiving appropriate treatment for your age-related macular degeneration...
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for activities such as reading, sewing, and driving...
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Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina start to grow under the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail...
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Dry AMD occurs when the light-sensitive cells in the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail, slowly break down. This...
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The specific daily amounts of antioxidants and zinc used by the study researchers were 500 milligrams of vitamin C, 400 International Units of...
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People who are at high risk for developing advanced AMD should consider taking the AREDS formulation, which includes specific daily amounts of...
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No. The high levels of vitamins and minerals are difficult to achieve from diet alone. However, previous studies have suggested that people who have...
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Wet AMD can be treated with laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, and injections into the eye. None of these treatments is a cure for wet AMD. Each...
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Macular degeneration is a disease that occurs when the macula, the part of the retina at the back of the eye that provides sharp, central vision...
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Age-related macular degeneration is a disease that causes blurring of your central vision. The blurring happens because of damage to the macula, a...
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Dry AMDThere is no cure or treatment for dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD) at this time. You may not have significant problems with your...
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Dry AMDWith dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD), vision gradually becomes worse over the years. As the cells and blood vessels beneath the...
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