Age Related Macular Degeneration on the Rise Among Seniors

Harrisburg, PA – Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of severe vision impairment among Americans ages 65 and over. Since 2000, the prevalence of AMD in the United States increased from 1.65 million people to over 2 million by 2010. Given the rising rates of AMD among seniors, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology encourages Pennsylvania residents to learn their risk factors and prevent vision loss from AMD. Read more here.

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