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What is floaters treatment?

Most spots and eye floaters are merely annoying but harmless when they temporarily enter the field of vision, and many ...

What causes floaters?

For most people, floaters occur as they grow older. The vitreous humor thickens and clumps as we age, and floaters ...

What are floaters signs?

If a spot or shadowy shape passes in front of your field of vision or to the side, you are ...

What are floaters?

You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. They are called floaters. You can ...

Is macular degeneration curable?

No, but treatment can slow or even stop the progression of the wet form, so the earlier you're diagnosed, the ...

What are the types of macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration is classified as either dry or wet. The dry form is more common than the wet (about 90% ...

What are the signs of macular degeneration?

Early signs include: straight lines appearing wavy, fuzzy vision, and shadowy areas in your central vision. Your eye doctor may ...

How to prevent macular degeneration?

Doctors aren't sure how to prevent macular degeneration. Research suggests that ultraviolet light (and possibly blue light) factors into the ...

Who’s at risk for macular degeneration?

If you're over age 65, a smoker or have a family member with macular degeneration, you have an increased risk ...

Is it true that MD is a growing problem?

Yes and the reasons for this are: more ultraviolet light in our environment due to a thinning ozone layer, people ...

Is there a difference between MD and AMD?

Macular degeneration is usually age-related, affecting people over 65, so the terms are often used interchangeably. However, certain drugs can ...

What is macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a condition in which the eye's macula breaks down, causing a gradual or sudden loss of central ...