Advancements from International Academy of Low Vision Specialists Offer New Hope to Macular Degeneration Patients

CORONA, Calif., Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Doctors may not yet be able to cure age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or reverse its effects, but recent innovations and improved understanding of best practices are greatly lessening its impact. Until a breakthrough to eliminate this degenerative disease that robs its victims of their sharp, central vision appears, it’s a relief to see steady progress being made to keep patients functional, safe and independent. With February being Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month, The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) is urging patients to focus on recent advancements in the field.