Macular degeneration still top culprit for vision loss

04/5/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A 20-year study of almost 5,000 people with severe visual impairment showed that late age-related macular degeneration was still the leading cause of vision loss, affecting 44% of 440 eyes. Researchers noted that age was significantly linked to the overall incidence of severe visual impairment. The findings appear in Ophthalmology.

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