What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

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Age related macular degeneration refers to degeneration of the retina that in some cases in it's most severe form is associated with a development of new blood vessels in a place they are not suppose be in and these new blood vessels don't behave like normal blood vessels, they leak, they deposit material that isn't suppose to be there and that causes loss of vision because the retina becomes distorted from those areas.