5 doctors weighed in:
Is macular degeneration a genetic problem?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
But family history not so critical in this disease- too many genes play a role.

In brief: Maybe
But family history not so critical in this disease- too many genes play a role.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
More evidence is available that there is a strong genetic component to disease development.
Equally as important are environmental risk factors which interact with the genetic susceptibility like smoking.

In brief: Maybe
More evidence is available that there is a strong genetic component to disease development.
Equally as important are environmental risk factors which interact with the genetic susceptibility like smoking.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Michael Colucciello
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
There is an important genetic aspect involved in the development of amd.

In brief: Yes
There is an important genetic aspect involved in the development of amd.
Dr. Michael Colucciello
Dr. Michael Colucciello
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