Dear Doctor: My eye doctor says I have something called “drusen” on top of my retina. I’ve read that this is connected to macular degeneration, and I’m worried. Can you please explain more about it?
Dear Reader: The term “drusen” is the plural of the German word “druse,” which means node. [...]
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