Age-Related Macular Degeneration  (AMD)

Today Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness is people over the age of 60. It has been called the new epidemic because we are diagnosing the disease at a higher rate and earlier age.   While the exact cause still eludes us, many of the risk factors for heart disease are the same for AMD. Below you will find a summary of the medical literature to help give guidance for protection from this coming epidemic.