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February is Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month

February is AMD awareness month at Prairie Eye Clinic.  This chronic eye disease causes loss of the straight ahead vision that is crucial for activities like reading and driving.  AMD affects more than 10 million Americans and in now the leading cause of blindness in adults over the age of 60.

Our office can provide you information on risk factors for AMD, ways to minimize those risks, and treatment options.  Most important of all, we can conduct the comprehensive eye health examinations necessary to detect AMD.