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The retina is a transparent, thin layer of light sensitive cells that line the inside back wall of the eye. The retina is very important for good vision. 

Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)  is a condition that affects the macular in the retina. The macular is responsible for our central vision. Thus, age-related macular degneration is one of the leading cause of central vision loss. There are two forms : 
1.  "Dry" type of ARMD   
2.  "Wet" type of ARMD

Characterised by yellow deposits known as drusens which can result in distorted vision.

Characterised by abnormal growth of blood vessels in the retina which can leak and bleed, causing central vision loss.

Treatment Options

Some treatment options available for patients with Age-related macular degeneration
   Lutein supplements
  Intravitreal injections

Retinal Guide by Dr Gerard Chua​h

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