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Dr. John Hoskins Discusses Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Posted on May 7, 2015 by SERA

Dr. John Hoskins discusses on Educational TV Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and what Southeastern Retina Associates is doing to treat this number 1 reason for blindness for those over 50.

AMD is a type of macular degeneration that happens as the result of aging. It causes damage to the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina and the part of the eye needed for sharp, central vision, which lets us see objects that are straight ahead.