Macular degeneration treatment
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An aging population, cigarette smoking habit, family history, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, female gender, light skin, and iris are amongst the main risk factors of presenting this disease.
Early detection can only be assessed by a thorough ophthalmic evaluation.
What are the types of Macular Degeneration?
- Dry AMD – better prognosis, though the higher risk of developing wet AMD
- Wet AMD – worse prognosis, intravitreal treatment usually needed.