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Macular degeneration

Introduction: Macular degeneration

Description of Macular degeneration

Macular degeneration (medical condition): Deterioration of the central field of vision....more »

See also:

Age-related macular degeneration:
  »Introduction: Age-related macular degeneration
  »Symptoms of Age-related macular degeneration
  »Causes of Age-related macular degeneration
  »Tests for Age-related macular degeneration
  »Treatments for Age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration: deterioration of the macula lutea in the retina; may be inherited, drug induced, or due to aging; leads to a severe loss of central vision while peripheral vision is retained.
Source: CRISP

Macular degeneration: Degenerative changes in the macula lutea of the retina.
Source: MeSH 2007

Macular degeneration: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Macular degeneration:

Macular degeneration as a Disease

Macular degeneration: Another name for Age-related macular degeneration (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Age-related macular degeneration
  »Symptoms of Age-related macular degeneration
  »Causes of Age-related macular degeneration
  »Treatments for Age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration: Related Diseases

Macular degeneration: Macular degeneration is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Macular degeneration

Some of the causes of Macular degeneration are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Macular degeneration (Age-related macular degeneration)

Some of the symptoms of Macular degeneration incude:

Treatments for Macular degeneration (Age-related macular degeneration)

Treatments for Macular degeneration (Age-related macular degeneration) include:

Treatment of Macular degeneration: For more treatment information about Macular degeneration, see treatment of Age-related macular degeneration (Macular degeneration)

Macular degeneration: Article Excerpts about Age-related macular degeneration

Are You at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: NEI (Excerpt)

AMD is a common eye disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision.... (Source: excerpt from Are You at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: NEI)

Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration: NEI (Excerpt)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that affects your central vision. It is a common cause of vision loss among... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration: NEI)

Aging and Your Eyes -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

The macula is part of the eye with millions of cells that are sensitive to light. The macula makes ... (Source: excerpt from Aging and Your Eyes -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Macular degeneration: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Macular degeneration:

Terms associated with Macular degeneration:

Terms Similar to Macular degeneration:

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Macular degeneration

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Macular degeneration can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Macular degeneration may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Macular degeneration

The following list attempts to classify Macular degeneration into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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