Age-related Macular Degeneration or AMD is an eye disease that is associated with ageing that affects the central vision. Central vision is needed to see detailed objects clearly and is important for everyday tasks such as reading and driving.
Macular degeneration also been known as the age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) is an eye pathological condition that affect the macular area causing the cone photoreceptor cells within the macular area to be died off.
Learn what is normal for aging eyes, what may be a sign of disease, and how to compensate for changes. Age sometimes brings changes that weaken your eyes, but there are things you can do to maintain lifelong eye health and minimize the impact of age-related vision loss on daily life.