AMD, or Age-related Macular Degeneration, affects more than 200 million people worldwide, including more than 1 million in France. It is now the leading cause of blindness in the over-fifties in Western countries. Read more
While there is currently no curative treatment for AMD, various devices exist that can facilitate vision in daily life.
With some training, these precious pieces of equipment can quickly become indispensable for everyday tasks. Read more
Over one million older people in France currently have to live with AMD and its impact on everyday tasks. Despite the discomfort and vision difficulties involved, several solutions exist to assist those affected and improve their sight. Read more
Age-related macular degeneration afflicts more than one million people in France. This condition, which has a chronic progression and affects people over fifty years, could find its origin in the ARMS2 gene, according to the Eye-Risk consortium. Read more
A retinal condition that alters central vision in over 50s, age-related macular degeneration or AMD is the primary cause of visual impairment in older people in Western countries. While the dry form of AMD cannot be treated, today there exist several treatments for wet AMD. Read more