About Macular Degeneration – Symptoms, Risks, Stargardt, Anatomy

This section of our website gives you a good overview of macular degeneration.

What is Macular Degeneration? – A good executive summary.

Stargardt Disease – About the rare macular degeneration in children and teenagers.

Dry vs. Wet AMD – An overview of the differences, with links to more about each.

Risk Factors – Learn how diet, smoking, sunlight, and some medications pose risks you can control.

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration – An overview of how to detect macular degeneration.

The Eye as a Camera – Learn how your eyes work.

Anatomy of a Normal Eye – Learn about the parts of your eyes.

ADA and Your Legal Protection – Learn how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the rights of people with macular degeneration.