Macular Degeneration

WHAT IS AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION? (AMD)

February is AMD Awareness month!

WHAT IS AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?

Michael Cooney, MD, is a retinal specialist and expert in the study of retinal diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. In the first seven video chapters, Dr. Cooney responds to questions commonly asked by his AMD patients. Here, Dr. Cooney describes AMD, its dry and wet forms, and how the condition can affect vision.

WHAT CAUSES AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?

February is AMD Awareness month.

WHAT CAUSES AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?

Several risk factors are associated with the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including age, smoking, and family history. For additional information on the potential risk factors of AMD, visit http://www.preservision.com/en/what-is-amd/risk-factors/.

FAMILY RISK AND AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

FAMILY RISK AND AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

Family members of people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are at higher risk of developing the condition. To learn more about AMD risk factors, visit http://www.preservision.com/en/what-is-amd/risk-factors/.

REDUCING RISK OF AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

REDUCING RISK OF AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION


Steps, such as quitting smoking and controlling cholesterol levels, can help people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) reduce their risk of progression. To find out more about steps you can take to help reduce your risk, go to http://www.preservision.com/en/what-is-amd/keeping-eyes-healthy/.

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