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Macular Degeneration

Have you or a family member been diagnosed with Age Related Macular Degeneration? You are not alone. This disease affects millions of Americans each year. This disease has two stages, one more severe than the other. The more severe type is the only type that can be treated. At Long Island Surgical Care, we are committed to the managment and treatment of this disease, with the most experienced doctors.

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Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) occurs in two primary types. Dry AMD accounts for approximately 90% of cases and is generally the milder form of the disorder, which is not amenable to treatment with any form of currently FDA approved treatment. Wet AMD, the second type is by far much more sight threatening but fortunately only accounts for approximately 10% of cases. Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration is treatable with certain types of laser eye surgery if it is diagnosed early enough.

Symptoms of Age Related Macular Degeneration include:

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, make sure to see your ophthalmologist immediately, or make an appointment with us at Long Island Surgical Care!


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