Degenerative maculopathy: how to recognise and treat it
“Degenerative maculopathy is the leading cause of low vision in the western world. In Italy, it affects at least one million people over the age of 50-55. There are two forms: Atrophic (or dry) and Exudative (or wet) and it involves a progressive and irreversible reduction in visual capacity. It must be diagnosed early to be able to take action. Dr Barbara Parolini, Ophthalmologist, Medical Surgeon Specialist in Ophthalmology at Eyecare Clinic Brescia, a Lifenet Group facility, explains it in this article”.