Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that causes people to lose the central part of their vision as they age. Aproximately one million Canadians have some form of the disease.
AMD Information Centre
More detailed information about AMD prevention, treatment and research is available here:
What is AMD?
Describes AMD and the differences between the dry and wet forms of the disease
Understand what puts people at risk of AMD
Learn how you can reduce your risk of AMD
Treatments and nutritional supplements currently approved to treat AMD.
Highlights of FFB-funded studies and clinical trials of AMD treatments.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some common questions about AMD.
You can also visit our AMD awareness page to see some of the resources that the FFB has developed in partnership with the International AMD Alliance to increase awareness of the prevention and treatment options now available.