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The ABCs of AMD

Could you have undiagnosed AMD?

Are you at risk for a disease that may cause blindness? Nearly 1 in 8 adults over the age of 60 suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a progressive disease that causes a part of your retina called the macula to slowly deteriorate as you get older. The macula is responsible for your central vision, which allows you to do things like read, watch  TV, recognize faces, and drive. 

AMD is the leading cause of adult blindness in developed countries and the problem is only expected to grow as the population ages.

Macular degeneration

What is AMD?

Age-related macular degeneration is a chronic, progressive disease that affects central vision and can lead to blindness.

Impaired dark adaptation is the first symptom of AMD

Warning Sign: Poor Night Vision

The earliest warning sign of AMD is trouble seeing at night, caused by impaired dark adaptation.

What living with advanced AMD looks like…

That’s why it is important to detect AMD at subclinical level and take action to preserve your sight before irreversible vision loss occurs. This video, by The Macular Society, demonstrates why it’s important to take action to protect your sight today. Learn more at the Macular Society website. 

AdaptDx Pro

Detect AMD before it is too late

Though several tests can identify AMD, most can only detect the disease in its later stages. The AdaptDx Pro™ can help doctors detect AMD in its subclinical stage by measuring dark adaptation.

I have macular degeneration and I'm glad we caught it early, because now we can do something about it.

Linda Grumbine Linda G., AMD Patient View all testimonials

Find an AdaptDx Provider

See which doctors in your area are using dark adaptation testing to help detect AMD.