Senile macular degeneration (SMD)

Alternative names
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD); Macular degeneration

Definition
Macular degeneration is a disorder that affects the macula (the central part of the retina of the eye) causing decreased visual acuity and possible loss of central vision.

see Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD).

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 6, 2012
by Dave R. Roger, M.D.

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