Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a progressive and degenerative eye condition that is considered the leading cause of blindness. Macula is the retina’s central portion which deteriorates in time, leading to central vision loss. It can be of atrophic or exudative type and generally has no treatment. Several interventions can only slow down the progression, once diagnosed.

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One of the leading causes of vision loss in people 60 years old and above is macular degeneration. In America alone, around 11 million people have …

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