Macular Degeneration Treatment

Macular Degeneration is a common eye disorder among people over the age of 50. It causes blurred or reduced central vision due to the breaking down of the inner layers of the macula. The macula is the part of the retina that gives the eye clear vision in the direct line of sight.

Macular Degeneration may start in one eye before developing in the other or it may develop in both eyes at the same time. Over time, your vision may worsen and affect your ability to do daily things such as read, drive or see faces. Vision is typically central , and patients retain their peripheral vision.

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration usually develop gradually and without pain. Symptoms may include

If you notices changes, such as distortion or blind spots, in your central vision or you lose the ability to see fine detail, you should make an appointment to be seen.