Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Take this online Test Your EyeQ quiz to find out if you are at risk for developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Have you ever wondered…
- What is AMD and how does it affect my vision?
- Does AMD have any symptoms?
- How can I find out if I have AMD?
- What can be done to treat AMD?
- What you can do to help preserve your vision?
- How your diet and lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing AMD?
Learn the answers to these and other important questions about age-related macular degeneration by reading the Alliance for Aging Research's many resources on AMD including its newly released brochure - Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This recently updated version includes the latest information on AMD symptoms, risk factors, research, and treatment options. You can also find tips on how you can reduce your risk of AMD.
To learn more about the causes of AMD and ways you can protect your eyes read What's On Your Plate May Help Save Your Sight and Don’t Get Blind-sided by Age-related Macular Degeneration.
If you or a loved one is suffering from Age-related Macular Degeneration, visit our comprehensive resource guide for helpful information on rehabilitation, financial assistance, support groups, research, and employment options.
Visit our guide How to Better Help Your Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration to find helpful hints for treating patient’s with age-related macular degeneration. Topics include early detection, diagnosis, treatment, patient education and more.
If you would like additional resources for your AMD patients and their families, Beyond Diagnosis: Next Steps for People with AMD provides information on rehabilitation, financial assistance, support groups, research, employment options and much more.