Helpful answers from an expert

Michael Cooney, MD, is a practicing retina specialist in New York City and was a lead investigator in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2). Here, Dr. Cooney answers questions commonly asked by his Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) patients and explains the outcomes of the AREDS studies.


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What is Age-related Macular Degeneration?


What causes Age-related Macular Degeneration?


Reducing risk of Age-related Macular Degeneration


Antioxidants and Age-related Macular Degeneration


What are the Age-Related Eye Disease Studies?


How can I monitor my Age-related Macular Degeneration?


Family risk and Age-related Macular Degeneration


If you have questions about your medical condition, please contact your eye care professional.

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