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Ask the Doctors - What causes wet macular degeneration?

September 6, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What causes wet macular degeneration?

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Dear Doctor: I was recently diagnosed with wet macular degeneration and am now receiving periodic injections for the disease. My question is: What causes it? Are there any risk factors, such as drugs or diet? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of adult blindness in industrialized countries. AMD causes damage to the central […]

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Tags: age-related macular degeneration, AMD, Ask the Doctors, central vision, Dr. Robert Ashley, dry macular degeneration, Mediterranean diet, retina, wet macular degeneration