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Treatments for Macular Degeneration

The treatment recommended for your macular degeneration will depend on the classification and type. The goal of treatment is delay disease progression, and reduce visual and functional impairment.
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesSurgeryAlternative or complementary therapiesOther treatments
There are currently no oral medications for the treatment of macular degeneration.

References

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 23, 2013. Accessed July 15, 2013.
Age-related macular degeneration. National Eye Institute (NEI) website. Available at: https://nei.nih.gov/health/maculardegen. Accessed July 15, 2013.

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