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Chronic Disease & Injury

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.

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Symptoms:

  • Blurred, distorted, dim, or absent central vision

Prevention of Age-related Macular Degeneration:

Treatment: