GUIDE ABOUT AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION – AMD
Just to put things into perspective, by 2030s, for the first time in the history of the United States:
All baby boomers will be older than age 65, i.e. 78.0 million people 65 years and older compared to 76.4 million under the age of 18.
And by 2050s,
One fifth of the total U.S. population will be 65 or older, up from 12% in 2000 and 8% in 1950.
Of all other things, this also means a significant increase in percentage of people susceptible to macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), as it is referred to otherwise. According to research; age related macular degeneration is the biggest cause of irreversible vision loss in seniors.
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