Macular degeneration

Dr Jamie Chew MBBS, Ophthalmic Registrar, Sydney Retina Clinic.

Dr Andrew Chang MBBS, PhD, FRANZCO, FRACS Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Sydney Retina Clinic.

The impact of age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative disorder affecting the central part of the retina responsible for central sight. AMD affects one in seven Australians older than 501 (about one