I Have Drusen Deposits, Do I Have Macular Degeneration?

Drusen is described as the abnormal build up of white or yellow deposits in the portion of the eye known as the macula.  Many people diagnosed with drusen deposits are concerned that they have a form … [Read more...]

Age Related Macular Degeneration: The Amsler Grid Test

The Amsler Grid Test is a diagnostic test that is used by doctors and eye care professionals to detect problems resulting from damage to the macula (the central part of the retina) or the optic … [Read more...]

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for Macular Degeneration

Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT has become a critical tool in the fight against many eye diseases, especially the top three known to cause blindness - macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Symptoms

Age-related macular degeneration occurs in two forms, dry macular degeneration and wet macular degeneration.  The symptoms associated with macular degeneration are dependent upon which type of the eye … [Read more...]

Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS)

In an effort to determine if high doses of dietary supplements such as various antioxidants and zinc had any effect on the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts, the … [Read more...]