Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Macular Degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)/Low-Vision Awareness Month, so we’d like to help educate you on the topic with resources available at aoa.org.

The leading cause of severe vision loss in people 50 and older, AMD affects more than 2 million Americans while more than 3 million contend with low vision, according to the National Eye Institute. Coupled with environmental and lifestyle factors which may play secondary roles in the development in the disease, the nature of AMD makes patient education, early detection and referral critical for high-risk patients.

Use these resources below to help further your understanding of AMD and low-vision:

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