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Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic



Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Causes


Polymorphism Macular Degeneration is often linked to polymorphic or building of deposits in the macula.


Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Definition


Polymorphic macular degeneration is a medical condition which is mostly found in adults due to polymorphism. It is the leading cause of central vision loss (blindness) in the United States today for those over the age of fifty years (de Jong PT (2006). "Age-related macular degeneration". N Engl J Med. 355 (14): 1474 – 1485).


Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Diagnosis


Optical coherence tomography and Fluorescein angiography are used.


Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Symptoms and Signs


Common symptoms include blurry vision and the usual yellow deposits in the macula called drusen between the retinal pigment epithelium and choroids.


Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic Treatment


There is no known cure yet for Polymorphism Macular Degeneration but additional lighting and magnifiers can help in alleviating its symptoms.


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