by National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services in [Bethesda, MD] .
Written in English
|Other titles||Don"t lose sight of age related macular degeneration|
|Series||NIH publication -- no. 93-3462|
|Contributions||National Eye Institute|
|The Physical Object|
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Don't Lose Sight of Age-Related Macular Degeneration This is an awareness brochure for age-related macular degeneration. Briefly explains the disease, who is at risk, and what we know about . ANSWER. People rarely lose all of their sight from age-related macular degeneration. You may have poor central vision, but even with advanced age-related macular degeneration you'll still be able to see things to the side, outside your direct line of sight. Don’t Lose Sight of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, a month to increase awareness and emphasize solutions. In the U.S. alone million people have AMD, a vision disorder that include symptoms like blurry vision, dark areas and can result in permanent loss of central vision. 1. Singapore Med J. Nov;49(11) Don't lose sight of age-related macular degeneration: the need for increased awareness in by: 8.
This is an awareness factsheet for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It briefly explains the disease, who is at risk, and what we know about protecting our vision. It also encourages regular eye exams through dilated pupils. An English-language version is also available. (These formats have been developed by the National Eye Institute . The Bad News: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in adults over the age of fifty. It can wreak havoc on the ability to see faces, read, drive, and move /5(75). E book readers have made reading possible for those with age related macular degeneration (AMD) who have given up on reading. Features like font magnification, glare free screens, and sharp, dark text are appealing to those who are experiencing symptoms of macular degeneration. will not lose all your sight: macular degeneration is a condition that affects the central vision only. Peripheral vision is not affected and macular degeneration is painless. Advice and Information .
Author and former management systems analyst Alan McClain was shocked to learn at his yearly eye exam that he had Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), a condition that can lead to decreasing vision, making activities like reading and driving impossible. Tests revealed "drusen" (gold or white flecks) around the macula /5(46). Your guide to age-related macular degeneration will not lose all your sight: macular degeneration is a condition that affects the central vision only. Peripheral vision is not affected. Two large . "A comprehensive guide to age-related macular degeneration, beginning with scientific and technical explanations and progressing to practical nutritional advice along with diet and lifestyle changes that can help to prevent or delay vision loss an important reminder not to take the health of your vision /5(14). This book is out of date medically. Since it was published in there have been many advances in the treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration. While nutritional support remains the only current treatment for the dry form of the disorder there are several approaches to treatment for the wet form which results in much quicker loss of vision/5(27).