Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration & Time Domain OCT

Macular degeneration has two types of presentation. In the dry type, the tissue of the macula atrophies or becomes thin and stops functioning properly. Dry macular degeneration is thought to occur as part of the aging process for some people. There is no medical treatment for this slowly progressive condition. The Age Related Macular Degeneration Study […]

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Macular Degeneration And Eye Vitamins

Macular degeneration (MD) is the most common cause of permanent vision loss in Americans over the age of 60. The macula is the central part of the retina of the eye. All your reading vision, or “fine vision” takes place in the macula. Every time you look directly at something, you are using the […]

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The Two Types of Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is an eye disease that is located at the very center of the retina in the back of the inside of the eye. This area is called the macula and the cells in this part of the retina are lost or do not function with this condition.

The exact cause of macular degeneration is […]

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