Types of Juvenile Macular Degeneration

  • October 23, 2002

    Types of Juvenile Macular Degeneration

    by Dan Roberts October 2002 Several types of macular degeneration affecting children, teenagers, or adults are commonly known as early onset or juvenile MD. Many of these types are hereditary and are looked upon as macular dystrophies instead of degeneration. “Degeneration” is the term used for descriptions of the diseases of age related macular degeneration, […]

  • Retinal Detachment

  • October 23, 2002

    Retinal Detachment

    by Dan Roberts October 2002 The retina is attached to the sclera in the back of the eye, and a retinal detachment occurs when it is pulled away from this normal position. The retina, like film in a camera, is responsible for creating the images that one sees. A good picture could not be produced […]