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Welcome to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation web site where you can learn about this disease, find valuable resources and help conquer macular degeneration.

Macular Degeneration is an incurable eye disease that is the leading cause of vision loss for those aged 55 and older in the United States, affecting more than ten million Americans.

This time-lapse animation illustrates the central vision loss of a patient with macular degeneration.


The AMDF Newsletter In the Spotlight. Eccentric Viewing Technique and Steady Eye Skills are techniques that can help a person use their residual vision more effectively.  Sign up today and receive 4 issues plus our award winning video Hope & Cope – Living with Macular Degeneration and the KeepSight journal.


Working with your physician, the KeepSight journal is a monitoring system to help you check your vision and to alert you should changes occur. This booklet contains fun weekly exercises that go beyond the Amsler’s chart.


Free DVDs available to physicians, libraries, and health and senior centers upon request.