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Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)

OCT   Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)   When patients come to our office for an eye exam, many times there is testing that we do to help us in diagnosing any problems.  One of these tests is a picture called an Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT.   These pictures are generated by light waves...
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Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration

diet and AMD Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 65.  There are 2 types of AMD, wet and dry AMD.  The treatment for wet AMD is injection of medicine into the eye. Currently, there is no treatment for dry AMD but...
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What Exactly is Macular Degeneration?

Macular DegenerationBy Jane Pan M.D.   What is AMD? Age-related macular degeneration, often called ARMD or AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 65 and older.  AMD causes damage to the macula, which is the central portion of the retina responsible for the sharp central vision.  AMD doesn't...
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