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How effective are glasses and contact lenses for treating macular degeneration?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not effective: Glasses and contact lenses can help with vision for ARMD but provide no treatment for Age Related Macular degeneration. (more info [email protected])
Answered on May 3, 2015

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