Age-related macular degeneration
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Age-related macular degeneration

Erin Dean Freelance health writer

Essential facts

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the term given to ageing changes without any other obvious cause. These changes occur in the central area of the retina (macula), sometimes with new blood vessel formation, which is known as wet AMD and is the most common form of macular degeneration.

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