The Eye Disease on the Rise: Macular Denegation

(WTNH)- – Our retinas and their health are critical in maintaining and protecting our ability to see. Meredith Gershon, M.D. Ophthalmologist of OptiCare specializes in conditions and diseases that affect the retina.

One of the most common retinal diseases is Macular Denegation. Macular Denegation causes critical eye functions such as facial recognition, reading, and more, to deteriorate.  “In the next 5 years the number of people affected (by Macular degeneration) is expected to double,” said Dr. Gershon.  Some forms of the disease have no cure.

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