Welcome to AMD Affects Me. We are glad you found us and hope you will find this website to be educational and resourceful.
Source: Wakefield Research AMD Awareness Survey commissioned by CentraSight®
Learn about the leading cause of blindness in individuals over the of age 60
While there is no cure for AMD, there are several treatment options that can help
Helpful websites that provide information on vision, including age-related macular degeneration
Read about patients who had End-stage AMD and how a tiny implant improved their quality of life
As we age, many of us will start noticing changes in our vision as we reach for reading glasses more frequently and need regular eye exams to update our existing prescriptions. But many older adults find their vision is further impeded by the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which can lead to blindness in their straight-ahead (central) vision. Tasks that used to be simple, like selecting the right cereal brand or recognizing the face of a neighbor, become increasingly challenging as the disease progresses.
Please explore this website to learn more about macular degeneration, current treatment options and helpful resources.