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Studies have shown that taking vitamin and mineral supplements can slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration. Now, a long-term follow-up study offers the strongest findings to date that reaffirm the optimal eye vitamin supplement formula.
Anti-VEGF injections can be effective at improving wet AMD, but many patients worry about an injection in the eye. Here's what to expect before and after treatment.
If you have these vision issues, especially when waking up, you may be showing less common symptoms of macular degeneration.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is caused by a number of genetic and environmental factors. People with an affected parent have approximately twice the risk of getting the disease than someone whose parents do not have AMD. Learn about the genes that increase the risk of AMD, and whether genetic testing is recommended.
Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which cells in the retina waste away, causing vision loss.
Explore the latest research and FAQs about bright lights and retina damage, plus tips for protecting your eyes.
Do your macular degeneration vitamins meet the standard? A study found some eye health supplements had incorrect labels. Learn more.
Does age-related macular degeneration lead to blindness? Learn how the disease is diagnosed, what to expect next, and how following your doctor's instructions can help you retain your vision.
Learn what anti-VEGF treatments are and how they are used to manage the wet form of age-related macular degeneration.
A dozen years ago, there were hardly any treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Fortunately, there are now several, and the best way to evaluate their effectiveness is to review the results of large, well-designed clinical trials.