Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
AMD (age-related macular degeneration) is a disorder that affects the central part of the retina called the macula. Due to its progressive character, it usually leads to significant eyesight deterioration or complete blindness. AMD is related to aging and cell degeneration; therefore, it most often affects persons over 50 years old in developed countries. The disease occurs in two forms, dry and wet.