February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by: Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Eye Care, Eye Diseases, Eye Exam, Ophthalmology, Vision

What is Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? AMD is the leading cause of central vision loss in American adults aged 50 and over. AMD is a disorder of the macula, the part of your retina where your central and color vision calls home. AMD is a complex disorder where degenerative protein/lipids (known as “drusen”) deposit under…

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