Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a very common degenerative ocular disease. It affects an area of the retina, the macula, preventing central vision, which is essential in everyday activities such as reading, driving or identifying people and objects. AMD is the the primary cause of visual deficiency in industrialized countries.

AMD explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
A follow-up of the treatment is essential to maintain a useful vision for years.
I could not watch TV nor anything. I saw everything in black. Now I can see it and I can even read.

Substantiated information by:

Ricardo Casaroli
Mª Socorro Alforja
Javier Zarranz-Ventura

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018

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