Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined.  It affects over 10 million North Americans and at present is considered an incurable eye disease.1 Cause: AMD is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the inside back layer of the eye that we need for sharp, central vision letting us see what is straight ahead.