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What you should know during AMD Awareness Month The macula is made up of millions of light-sensitive cells that provide sharp detailed central vision. It is the most sensitive part of the retina, which is located at the back of … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 28, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Sibley Medical Building Hear celebrated retina expert Emily Chew, M.D. FACT: “Dry” age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects 80 to 90 percent of people with AMD. Celebrate “AMD Awareness Month” with Emily Chew, … Continue reading

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Learn about current efforts for a cure If you have been told you have age-related macular degeneration, join this special program and hear from Catherine Cukras, M.D., Ph.D., Ophthalmologist and Retina Researcher at National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH. Learn how … Continue reading

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