Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) is an age-related condition that leads to vision loss as a result of deterioration in the retina (macula). Along with glaucoma, AMD is one of the leading causes of vision loss in Americans aged 65 and older and affects more than 10 million people in the US. Although there is no cure, seeing an ophthalmologist regularly can help you catch the condition and thus take steps to treat it. Continue reading below to learn about macular degeneration and how you can look out for symptoms.

What Is Macular Degeneration?