Macular Degeneration

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What to Know About Wet AMD and COVID-19

Wet AMD raises the risk of COVID-19 complications, but it does not increase your chances of getting infected. Wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic eye disease that causes blurred vision or a blind spot in your vision. Wet AMD...

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What Is Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?

Dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when the macula, the center of the retina, gets thinner with age and blurs your central vision. In the United States, macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in people ages 50 years...

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How Dry AMD Becomes Wet AMD

Macular degeneration is an advanced eye disease that causes blurry vision or a blind spot in the visual field, caused by blood in the macula. Macular degeneration, often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD), is one of the...

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What to Know About Eylea (Aflibercept)

Eylea (aflibercept) is an injectable medication used for treating macular edema, wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Eylea (aflibercept) is an injectable medication used for the treatment of certain eye conditions,...

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Macular Degeneration Breakthroughs

Learn about the newest breakthroughs and emerging treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness in the United...

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Vitamins and Supplements for Macular Degeneration

Learn about the AREDS 2 Formula vitamins and supplements for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition involving deterioration of the macula (the middle...

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Specialty Glasses for Macular Degeneration

Special glasses for macular degeneration are available to improve your vision at any stage of the disease. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition of the eyes involving progressive damage to the...

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