What causes macular degeneration? Is it hereditary?
February 18, 2019
April 17, 2019
Hi , great question. Research has shown that the risk for developing age-related macular degeneration is increased by the presence of a family history. There are other risk factors to consider as well – age, gender, iris color, and lifestyle habits. You can read more about all of these risks here: https://maculardegeneration.net/risk-factors/ Thanks so much for reaching out!
Best, Shelby, MacularDegeneration.net Team Member