An annual visit to the eye doctor could help you keep your eyesight as you age, but knowing the symptoms to look out for is key. Dr. McGregor Lott, a retinal specialist at Florida Eye Specialists, sat down with local TV station First Coast News to discuss age-related macular degeneration. He explained the different types,
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans over age 65, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Macular degeneration affects at least 11 million Americans, and that number is expected to double by 2050. While blindness is rare in AMD, it can cause severe central vision
There is a new US study that found cataract surgery is likely to benefit patients with all stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a progressive eye condition that affects around 15 million Americans and millions more around the world. It attacks the macula of the eye, where our vision is at its sharpest.