Age-Related Macular Degeneration And The Importance Of Regular Eye Exams

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of vision impairment in people over 50. Although it rarely causes total vision loss, it can hinder your ability to perform activities such as reading and driving. Although at this time, AMD is considered incurable, there are ways you can help prevent it or slow its progress. That's why regular eye exams are so important for older adults. Understanding Macular Degeneration To understand AMD, you first need to know a little about the eye's anatomy.