AGE RELATED
MACULAR DEGENERATION
(AMD)

Shows the difference between a healthy eye & one with symptoms of Macular degeneration

1/3 of adults over the age of 75 have age related Macular Degeneration

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Dry macular degeneration
is one of 2 types of age-related macular degeneration.

The other type,wet macular degeneration, is characterized by blood vessels
that grow under the retina in the back of the eye, leaking blood and fluid.

Dry macular degeneration is the more common form of the disease|
& is the subject of this page.

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RISK FACTORS FOR DRY MACULAR DEGENERATION

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SYMPTOMS

Dry macular degeneration symptoms usually develop gradually.

You may notice these vision changes

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Dry macular degeneration may affect one or both eyes

If only one eye is affected,
you may not notice any changes in your vision
because your good eye may compensate for the weak eye

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SEE YOUR DOCTOR

Eye examine

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HEALTHY FOODS FOR HEALTHY EYES

Foods with Lutein & Zeaxanthin

Food with Vitamin C

 

Food with Vitamin E


Foods with Omega 3

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Along with a nutritious diet, exercise is recommended

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Dry Eyes | Eye Doctors Can Find Other Health Issues

Health Challenges | Take Good Care Of Your Eyes

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