The treatment recommended for your macular degeneration will depend on whether you have juvenile or adult-onset, and whether it is wet or dry, as well as other important factors about you. The goal of treatment is to reduce visual and functional impairment.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesSurgeryAlternative or complementary therapiesOther treatments
There are currently no oral medications for the treatment of macular degeneration.
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