Find information on dry and wet macular degeneration with insights, the latest research, and expert advice to help you understand and manage this eye condition.
Macular Degeneration: The Basics
Macular degeneration is an eye disease that affects the macula, or the central portion of the retina. It is also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) and can be classified into two types: dry and wet. Dry AMD is more common and progresses slowly over several years, while wet AMD is less common but more serious. If left untreated, AMD can cause blurry or blind spots in your central vision.