Easy room-by-room suggestions to adapt your home for living with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Learn about the two forms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the importance of early diagnosis, healthy habits that may reduce the risk of developing AMD, and how to monitor your sight if you have this eye disease.
The “World of Macular Degeneration“ magazine was created by BrightFocus Foundation® to help promote understanding and dialogue among children about a disease that primarily affect older adults. This material is designed for 5th and 6th graders and general audiences. The key learning objectives of this magazine are to help children: identify anatomy affected by the disease, describe variations of the disease and treatment options, and list action items that children might use to help facilitate empathy for and dialogue with elderly people directly affected by the disease.
This resource discusses how a healthy lifestyle may help reduce your risk of getting AMD, or help protect remaining vision if you already have AMD.
The Amsler grid can help detect early signs of retinal disease and monitor changes in vision after diagnosis. It should not in any way substitute for the advice of a qualified health care professional and it is not intended to constitute medical advice.
This brochure discusses the two categories of age-related macular degeneration, diagnosis, risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment.