Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, wAMD, is a serious eye condition affecting primarily the elderly. Gradual degradation of the macula, the area of the retina that provides our sharpest focused sight, results in the loss of central vision. It also distorts remaining vision.
Central vision impairment has a devastating effect on quality of life as it makes driving, reading, general mobility, recognition of colours and faces impossible.
Wet AMD is the most common cause of vision loss affecting millions of individuals in North America every year.