Macular Degeneration

How Quickly Can Wet AMD Lead to Vision Loss?

Wet age-related macular degeneration can progress rapidly, which is why it's crucial to get help at the first sign.

Frank Siringo, M.D., O.D., chief of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Omni Eye Specialists in Denver, discusses how quickly wet AMD can cause significant vision loss.

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Wet AMD Prevention

Can I Lower My Risk for Wet AMD?

There's a lot you can do to lower your risk of developing wet age-related macular degeneration.

Wet AMD vs Dry AMD

What's the Difference Between Wet and Dry AMD?

Learn what doctors know about the progression of age-related macular degeneration.

Wet AMD Symptoms

How Will I Know I Have Wet AMD?

If you're at risk for wet age-related macular degeneration, it's crucial that you know how to spot the signs.

Wet AMD Causes

Why Did I Develop Wet AMD?

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WET AMD Diagnosis

How Is Wet AMD Diagnosed?

Find out how doctors confirm a patient has wet age-related macular degeneration.

Wet AMD Treatment

What Treatments Are Available for Wet AMD?

Today's treatment options for wet age-related macular degeneration are more effective than ever.

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What Are Eye Injections Really Like?

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Eye Injection Risks

What Are the Risks of Eye Injections?

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Can Vision Loss From Wet AMD Be Restored?

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