Age Related Macular Degeneration

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) happens due to ageing over 55 years. It damages the macula, which exists at the back of the retina and controls sharp, straight vision. 


There are two stages of AMD

Dry AMD :- Dry AMD gets thinner with age. It processes slowly over time, and there is no treatment for the late dry AMD. but patients can keep their vision with the available treatment. 
Wet AMD :- Wet AMD is also known as advanced neovascular AMD. In this case, patients experience faster vision loss. It is the second stage of AMD, which is turned into dry AMD. 


The macula helps send the images sent by the optic nerves to the brain. If it damages, people struggle to read or recognise anything. Most people don’t experience any symptoms until they are totally developed. This disease generally affects the central vision, but people aren’t totally affected by it.


There is a part of the retina called the macular, which gives the eye clear vision, but it has the inability to do such things as read and recognise faces. These diseases are genetic. But it can develop in people who have no family history. It is associated with such diseases as diabetes, injuries, infection, and an unbalanced diet.