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Docs, could a 16 year old have macular degeneration? How does that happen at that age?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: See below

A 16 year old can not have age-related macular degeneration.
They may have another condition such as Stargardt disease (sometimes called juvenile macular degeneration). This is a genetic disease. Talk to your retina specialist.

In brief: See below

A 16 year old can not have age-related macular degeneration.
They may have another condition such as Stargardt disease (sometimes called juvenile macular degeneration). This is a genetic disease. Talk to your retina specialist.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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