Macular degeneration- Some more information
Macular degeneration is an eye defect and is also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD).
The medical condition can result in blurred or no vision in the center of the vision field as it affects the macula.
Macula is the most sensitive part of the retina and is necessary for sharp vision.
Here is some more information about AMD
Macular degeneration is an inherited disease and can be passed on within the family.
The condition is also made worse by unhealthy habits such as smoking.
In most cases the symptoms of AMD start after the age of 50 years.
The treatment options are limited however, early detection can help avoid the loss of vision.
- Research on the causes and treatment of AMD is ongoing to get better understanding of AMD.