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Overview

Macular degeneration (also called AMD, ARMD, or age-related macular degeneration) is an age-related condition in which the most sensitive part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear visual images. The macula is responsible for central vision – the part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. So although a person's peripheral vision is left unaffected by AMD, the most important aspect of vision is lost.

AMD is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans of ages 65 and older. And because older people represent an increasingly larger percentage of the general population, vision loss associated with macular degeneration is a growing problem.

It's estimated that more than 1.75 million U.S. residents currently have significant vision loss from AMD, and that number is expected to grow to almost 3 million by 2020.

 

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Office Hours Changes for the Month of July:

Week of July 18-23 - CLOSED: no appointments and no glasses deliveries.

Week of July 25-30 - 10am-6pm: No doctor available. Open for eyewear styling sessions and glasses/contact lens pick up.

After July 31: Regular schedule/office hours.

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Please note our hours in July:
Week of July 18-23 CLOSED, no appointment, no glasses deliveries.
Week of July 25-30 10am-6pm no doctor available. Open for eyewear styling sessions and glasses/contact lens pick up.