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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Don’t Be Blindsided By Glaucoma

Posted by: Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Educational, Eye Care, Eye Exam, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a necessary time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. The most common forms of glaucoma primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, but glaucoma can affect…

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