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Age Related Macular Degeneration: Risk Reduction and Improved Treatment Outcomes

This is a recording of a live, patient education program on macular degeneration, originally aired April, 2021

In this recorded educational video presentation, Dr. David M. Brown, a world-renowned thought leader on the research and treatments of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), leads an expert panel discussion about the causes and risk factors for AMD, how the condition progresses and current treatments. You’ll learn about the importance of regular eye exams, especially if you’re at risk, and participation in screening programs for eye diseases. The different available treatments will be explored to help you select one that fits your needs. Plus discover behavioral measures that can help reduce the risk and progression of AMD, along with tools and support services that can help improve your overall eye care.

You will learn:
– Risk factors for AMD and the importance of early detection
– AMD pathophysiology
– Current and emerging treatments and how they work
– How to communicate and share management decisions with your health care provider
– Risk-reducing lifestyle behaviors to manage AMD