Macular degeneration, often called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an eye disorder associated with aging and results in damaging sharp and central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. AMD affects the macula, the central part the retina that allows the eye to see fine details. There are two forms of AMD, wet and dry.
Wet AMD: when abnormal blood vessel behind the retina start to grow under the macula, ultimately leading to blood and fluid leakage. Bleeding, leaking, and scarring from these blood vessels cause damage and lead to rapid central vision loss. An early symptom of wet AMD is that straight lines appear wavy.
Dry AMD: When the macula thins overtime as part of aging process, gradually blurring central vision. The dry form is more common and accounts for 70-90% of cases of AMD and it progresses more slowly than the wet form. Over time, as less of the macula functions, central vision is gradually lost in the affected eye. Dry AMD generally affects both eyes. One of the most common early signs of dry AMD is drusen.
Drusen: Drusen are tiny yellow or white deposits under the retina. They often are found in people over age 60. The presence of small drusen is normal and does not cause vision loss. However, the presence of large and more numerous drusen raises the risk of developing advanced dry AMD or wet AMD.
It is estimated that 1.8 million Americans 40 years and older are affected by AMD and an additional 7.3 million with large drusen are at substantial risk of developing AMD. The number of people with AMD is estimated to reach 2.95 million in 2020. AMD is the leading cause of permanent impairment of reading and fine or close-up vision among people aged 65 years and older.
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Dr Ram Nath, M.B.B.S., M.D. (AIIMS) is Senior Consultant Eye Surgeon and Medical Director of Dr Nath Advance Laser Eye Cure Centre. His thesis topic during post graduation was related to vitreous & retina. Subsequently, He was appointed as a Senior registrar at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi & was posted in speciality clinics like squint, glaucoma, paediatric eye diseases, neuro-ophthalmology, oculo-plasty, ocular trauma, fundus angiography, ultra sonography & lasers. During his long tenure at AIIMS, he was also assigned the job of teaching under graduate & post graduate medical students & Para medical staffs. His interest in research yielded many publications in national & international journals. He contributed in publishing books & chapters for under graduate & post graduate medical students of ophthalmology. He has varied & rich clinical & surgical experience of over thirty years in managing patients successfully. His specialization includes: ?Phaco-Emulsification Surgery ? Glaucoma ? Squint ? Micro Surgery ? Diabetic Eye Diseases ? Headache ? Neuro-opthalmology ? Contact Lens ? Pediatric Eye Diseases ? Fundus Angiography ? Various kind of Laser Eye Surgeries He also worked as Senior Consultant Eye Surgeon in various hospitals like Narinder Mohan Hospital, Shanti Mukand Hospital, Red Cross Hospital, Lions Hospitals, Majeedia Hospitals etc. He is life member of All India Ophthalmological Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society & Strabismological Society of India. He had ample opportunities to attend, held & organizes various seminars, symposia, conferences & workshops pertaining to his professional fields. He was elected to executive committee of Delhi Ophthalmological Society in year 2003, an organization of over six thousands ophthalmologists from most part of world. In year 2006, He was awarded Leading Health Professional of World, 2006 by International Biographical Society, Cambridge, England for his quality contribution to society.