February is a month full of different celebrations, including Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. Now, you may be wondering, what is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Don’t worry, we have the answer.
First, you should know that Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. Second, the exact cause for AMD is unknown, but there are several risk factors. Third, it is important to attend an annual check-up with your ophthalmologist to receive proper eye health care because it is possible for there to be no symptoms in the early stages of AMD.
Learn more about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in the following video with Dr. Sergio Groman, Specialist in Retina, Macula and Vitreous, Director of the Retina Service at CODET Vision Institute, who tells us more about this condition.