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Benedict Cosgrove

Benedict Cosgrove

Health Writer

Benedict Cosgrove has been a writer and editor since the mid-1990s, working on sites ranging from Wired's Netizen to the National Magazine Award-winning LIFE.com. He has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Columbia Journalism Review, Daily Beast, CNN.com, and others; edited Covering the Bases and Gluttony (both from Chronicle Books); and is the author of Nothing Bad Ever Happens.

See more of his writing at bdcwrites.com.

Latest by Benedict Cosgrove

Amsler grid as it might appear to someone with age-related macular degeneration.
Tests

Your Complete Guide to AMD Testing

Doctors have access to a whole range of tests that help diagnose and monitor age-related macular degeneration. We've got the lowdown on what you can expect.

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Symptoms

The Four Stages of AMD

Age-related macular degeneration is something people can live with for decades. We reveal how the condition develops and progresses, including the signs and symptoms to watch for at each stage.