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What causes Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

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Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
Ophthalmology

In brief: Aging

There is still no clear single cause for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
It is a disease of geriatric. The incident is highest among those over 70. Genetic may play a role. Smoking has been shown to increase the risk of progression of the disease. Other conditions have also been cited such as cardiovascular disease.

In brief: Aging

There is still no clear single cause for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
It is a disease of geriatric. The incident is highest among those over 70. Genetic may play a role. Smoking has been shown to increase the risk of progression of the disease. Other conditions have also been cited such as cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
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