• Fact Sheet

    Clinical Trial Information for Macular Degeneration

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for macular degeneration to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    April 15, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Macular Degeneration: Frequently Asked Questions

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye disease that causes deterioration of the macula, the central area of the retina. Read the answers to the most frequently asked questions about this eye disease.

    March 1, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Best Practices for Healthy Vision

    Many factors impact the health of the human eye. Even if disease is already present, following these recommendations can help your body be its healthiest and, in some cases, slow the progression of the disease.

    February 16, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Macular Degeneration Resources for Patients and Caregivers

    This list is compiled by Macular Degeneration Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program. Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with macular degeneration and their families.

    February 9, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Facts & Figures

    Advanced age-related macular degeneration a leading cause of irreversible blindness and visual impairment in the world. As many as 11 million people in the United States have some form of age-related macular degeneration. Learn the facts about macular degeneration.

    January 5, 2016
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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