Arizona Healthy Aging (A-HA)

Chronic Diseases

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration is a medical condition which usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field because of damage to the retina. AMD is the leading cause of permanent impairment of reading and fine or close-up vision among people 65 years and older.

Facts
Symptoms
  • Blurred, distorted, dim, or absent central vision
Prevention of Age-related Macular Degeneration
Treatment