Macular degeneration is always and everywhere a problem associated with aging and some other factors. The doctors often define this medical condition simply AMD or ARMD. Each of our eyes has macula. It is a tiny zone which goal is to manage visual activities.
The disorder is known as the main reason why more than half of the aged US citizens start losing their ability to see after the age of 50 or more. Doctors define two different types of this problem with eyes.
Dry AMD. It is the consequence of growing up. As people become older, their macular tissues become thinner. Then, the yellow dots start to pile up close to the macula. The symptoms of the dry form are not that severe, so such patients rarely lose vision. Mind that this problem may transform into something more serious – do not let the disorder progress!