At MacularDegeneration.net, we empower people living with this chronic health condition and caregivers to take control of macular degeneration by providing a platform to learn, educate, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals.
Macular degeneration can have an enormous impact on the lives of people living with this condition along with their loved ones. Whether you have just started experiencing the early signs and symptoms of macular degeneration or have been living with macular degeneration for years, MacularDegeneration.net strives to provide you with tools and resources to help manage your disease. Although there is no cure for macular degeneration, we hope the information provided by patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals at MacularDegeneration.net will help improve your quality of life.
NOTE: Only you and your healthcare provider can decide which treatments are right for you. Do not stop taking or change treatment or prescription medicine, or the way you use them, without first consulting your healthcare provider.
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