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Macular Degeneration is considered an incurable eye disease.

It is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. The American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF) is here to help you learn about and live with AMD, offering you healthy living tips, the latest information, and ways to honor those touched by AMD.

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Learn

Learn what macular degeneration is, use tools to test for it, and get health tips. Here are good pages to start with:

What is Macular Degeneration?
Amsler Grid for Your Self-Test
More About AMD

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Hope

We give you information on treatments, free support materials, current research, assistive devices, recipes, and eye health tips.

AMD Treatment and Management
Helpful Free Materials
Take part in the IMRF Study

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Thrive

You can thrive with Macular Degeneration! Witness how artists, actors, and others with AMD live full lives.

AMDF Vision and Art Project
Ed Asner Video Clip
An Inspiring Her-story