Macular degeneration is caused by deterioration of retina. There are two forms of Macular Degeneration, dry macular degenerations and wet macular degeneration. In dry macular degeneration areas of the macular deteriorates. With wet macular degeneration leaky blood vessels grow under the retina in the macula.
Symptoms: blurry central vision
Treatments: Currently there is not a treatment for patients with dry macular degeneration. Special combinations of over the counter vitamins and minerals may reduce disease progression. Treatment for wet macular degeneration may include laser, injections in the eye of medication, or in some cases surgery. There is not a cure for any forms of macular degeneration.