Font Size
A
A
A
...
5
...

Macular Degeneration (cont.)

Questions to Ask the Eye Doctor

  • What can I do to decrease my chances of losing more vision?
  • What low-vision aids are available to help me with my remaining vision?
  • What symptoms should I watch for?
  • What lifestyle changes should I make?
  • What treatment options are available for my condition?
Medical Author:

Must Read Articles Related to Macular Degeneration

Smoking (Cigarette)
Cigarette Smoking Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of death and illness among Americans. Effects of smoking can cause cancers, emphysema, bronchitis, COPD, chronic cou...learn more >>
Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist
Eye Care Providers There are a number of different types of eye care providers. Depending on the eye problems you're suffering from you may need the services of an opthamologist o...learn more >>
Obesity
Obesity More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight, including at least one in five children. Nearly one-third are obese. Obesity is on the rise in our society ...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Macular Degeneration:

Macular Degeneration - Treatment

What treatment has been effective for your macular degeneration?




Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

ARMD, Nonexudative »

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of irreversible visionloss in the developed world.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary