macular degeneration | The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ

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  • Macular degeneration

    Macular degeneration is the most common cause of untreatable blindness in developed countries. It is becoming more common throughout the world as the average age of the population increases.

  • Anatomy of the eye

    The eye The eye is the organ of sight. The eye is an especially important organ as it often reflects general health. Retinal blood vessels can show the first signs of disease affecting the rest of the body.