Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the membrane, the within back layer of the attention that records the pictures we see and sends them via the cranial nerve from the attention to the brain. The retina’s central portion, referred to as the macula, is chargeable for focusing vision within the eye, and it controls our ability to scan, drive a automobile, acknowledge faces or colors, and see objects in fine detail. degeneration is that the causes area unit advanced, however embody each heredity and setting. Dry degeneration is diagnosed once when yellowish spots referred to as drusen begin to accumulate in and round the macula. it's believed these spots area unit deposits or scrap from deteriorating tissue.

Age-related degeneration typically produces a slow, painless loss of vision. In rare cases, however, vision loss are often sharp. Early signs of vision loss from AMD embody shadowy areas in your vision or outstandingly fuzzy or distorted vision. Treatments for degeneration rely upon whether or not the malady is in its early-stage, dry type or within the additional advanced, wet type that may result in serious vision loss. No FDA-approved treatments exist yet for dry macular degeneration, though biological process intervention might facilitate stop its progression to the wet type.

 

 

 

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