Macular Degeneration Eye Care September 22, 2022

A gradual worsening that could lead to vision loss!

Macular Degeneration

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EyeOnce Clinic Gangnam will tell you the causes and treatments for macular degeneration.
Macular Degeneration
Early stages of Macular Degeneration
Severe case of macular degeneration
What is macular degeneration?
Macular degeneration occurs when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. It is a degenerative disease that can cause vision loss, and commonly appears in people in their 50s or 60s. The main cause is old age, however it can occur in younger patients who have high myopia or smoke.
Symptoms of Macular Degeneration
Blurred or distorted vision
There are blank spots when reading a book or newspaper
The middle of an object appears black or blank
Contrast perception decreases and there is a permanent black dot in the central vision.
Macular Degeneration Treatment Methods
Medication Treatment


Eye injections


PDT Treatment


Radiation Treatment


Causes of Macular Degeneration
Old age
Excessive exposure to UV rays
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There is a self-diagnosis method called the Amsler grid.

With one eye closed, look at the black dot and if you see any distorted lines in the squares or you are unable to see the corners of the grid, it is highly recommended that you get a full examination at an ophthalmology clinic.

Ways to Prevent Macular Degeneration