What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration

December 6, 2016

What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Macular Degeneration is the leading reason for vision loss in people over the age of 60. It occurs when the tiny central portion of the retina, also called the macula, deteriorates. The retina is the light-sensing nerve tissue at the back of the eye. Since the conditions develops as a person ages, it is primarily referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Even though macular degeneration rarely…