If you have been diagnosed with Age-related Macular Degeneration (commonly referred to as “macular degeneration or AMD”), you are not alone.
AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the United States for people over 65.1,2
As baby boomers reach age 65 and beyond, millions of people are at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).2
It is Estimated 18 Million Will Have Macular Degeneration by 2050.9
In a study funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers report that as many as 9.1 million people had age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in 2010, but that 17.8 million people will have the potentially blinding eye disease in the U.S. by 2050.9