When you think of vision loss, do you first think of glaucoma and cataracts? If so, you may be surprised to learn that Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is actually the leading cause of vision loss for people over the age of 65 in the US.

What exactly is AMD? February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about the symptoms, what your eye doctor looks for, and if you are at risk for this disease.