What is macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that causes a loss of central vision when the macular (the part of the retina responsible for crystal clear and detailed central vision) is unable to function as efficiently as it should. Central vision is what we see when we focus straight ahead. Macular degeneration … Read more

AMD risk genetic testing

Did you know that macular degeneration is the main cause of blindness among ¬†people over 55 years? However, with early diagnosis and the right treatment you can protect your sight. At City Eyes we offer unique service of genetic testing for risk of developing age related macular degeneration. Using Macula Risk PGx test we check … Read more

New treatment for AMD on horizon

Scientists in the US have been for many years working on ways to treat age-related macular degeneration, which is the main cause of blidness among elderly people.¬† Recently they discovered that a chemical called PPADS can inhibit the formation of the pores that can lead to the death of the cells. The same chemical also … Read more