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Macular Degeneration

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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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Treatment

The Super Supplement for AMD

The AREDS 2 multivitamin is a research-backed supplement that can slow the progression of some forms of age-related macular degeneration. Find out if it’s right for you.

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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.

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Myths

8 Myths About AMD

Confused about what having age-related macular degeneration really means? We clear up some of the most common misperceptions.

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Treatment

Eating for Your Eyes

A diet that’s packed with antioxidants can help prevent or slow the progression of serious eye conditions like macular degeneration. Ready to dig in?

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Treatment

They've Got Their Eyes on You: Meet Your AMD Team

You do not have to navigate the world of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) alone. These are the doctors and specialists who will get you through.

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Treatment

Getting Zen About Eye Injections

Wet AMD is a serious—but treatable—condition. It just happens that the treatment requires getting regular injections into your eyes. (We know!) With some prep and practice, you can get over your fears and get the sight-saving medicine you need.

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Lifestyle

Feasts for Your Eyes: 9 Dinner Ideas for Healthy Vision

These easy and delish recipe prompts will help you get the sight-protecting nutrients you need.

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Living With

7 Ways to Have an Easier Day With Low Vision

From cooking to pet care, we’ve got advice on how to make daily tasks a little easier when you have advanced age-related macular degeneration.

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Living With

15 Tools That Help You See

Dealing with macular degeneration or other problems with low vision? The expert-approved products will give your eyesight a boost.