Articles Tagged: dry macular degeneration

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration: Wet vs Dry

symptoms of macular degenerationMacular degeneration refers to vision loss in the central visual field. It most often occurs in older adults and damage to the retina is the cause of the symptoms of macular degeneration. There are two types of AMD with the most common being dry macular degeneration.

Dry Macular Degeneration Treatment: Surgery, Vitamins and Injections

dry macular degenerationAffecting the central field of vision, dry macular degeneration is an age related condition that can cause blurriness, recognition problems and hallucinations in addition to degrading vision, much like wet macular degeneration which has different mechanisms of cause but still similar symptoms

Wet Macular Degeneration Causes

Wet Macular DegenerationLess common than the less severe dry macular degeneration, the other age related macular degeneration, wet macular degeneration, is a condition in which the center of the retina (macula) is affected by leaking blood vessels. Often times, dry macular degeneration is present prior to the development of wet macular degeneration.