Wet age-related macular degeneration

Abstract

Wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly. It results from the growth of abnormal leaky blood vessels beneath the macula that eventually damage the area of the eye responsible for central vision, which is essential for most fine-detail visual activities, including reading, driving and recognizing faces. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrd1827

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