Age-related macular degeneration refers to the eye disease that affects the central vision as a result of degeneration of the retina. The symptoms of age-related macular degeneration include blurry vision, difficulty in color perception, and less clear vision. This condition can be mostly seen in older people of age over 60. High blood pressure, smoking, obesity, and high cholesterol are risk factors for age-related macular degeneration. It does not cause complete blindness but occurs with significant loss of vision.
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Query: Hello doctor, Two years ago, I was diagnosed with mild hard macular drusen. As of last week, my doctor suggested treatment has been AREDS 2 eye vitamins, healthy eating, and cardio exercise. I have started everything along with my regular vitamins. I do not smoke or drink, and I do not have a family... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your explanation, I can tell you have a dry variant of ARMD (age-related macular degeneration). This is an age-related change, and your treatment is going fine. This is the treatment recommended for this disease. No other treatment has come till date for this... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am asking questions on behalf of my uncle. My uncle is 94 years old with a weight of 68 kilograms and a height of five feet nine inches. Before a week, he lost his eyesight and he is unable to read now. He had diminishing eyesight. For this, he visited the eye clinic regularly until the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is unusual that he has lost eyesight in both eyes simultaneously as his one eye was bad and the other one got deteriorated suddenly. AMD (age-related macular degeneration) is of two types. They are wet type and dry type. You have not attached the reports of his exist... Read Full »