Current treatments, especially for age-related macular degeneration, are slowing the progression of AMD and improving vision. Although there is not yet a cure for age-related macular degeneration or Stargardt disease, research at leading institutions worldwide progresses steadily. Scientists have begun to understand underlying genetics, cell metabolism, and environmental factors that cause macular degeneration.
The American Macular Degeneration Foundation funds advanced research into improved treatment and a cure.
See or page on Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatments.