Treatments for Macular Degeneration
by Amy Scholten, MPH
The treatment recommended for your macular degeneration will depend on the classification and type. The goal of treatment is to delay disease progression, and reduce visual and functional impairment.
Treatment involves the following:
There are currently no oral medications for the treatment of macular degeneration.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Available at: http://www.dynamed.... Updated May 7, 2015. Accessed November 28, 2016.
Age-related macular degeneration. National Eye Institute (NEI) website. Available at: https://nei.nih.gov/health/maculardegen. Accessed November 28, 2016.
Last reviewed November 2016 by Michael Woods, MD
Last Updated: 5/20/2015
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