If You Need Treatment for Macular Degeneration, Call the Ophthalmologists at Dominion Eye Care Located in Prince William and Fauquier Counties in Virginia
If you live in the areas of Manassas, Warrenton, Gainesville, Fairfax and Northern VA and suffer from vision problems associated with Macular Degeneration, contact the eye specialists at Dominion Eye Care. Our ophthalmologists have years of experience treating patients with macular degeneration and the complications related to this disease. Known as age-related macular degeneration or (ARMD), it can be hereditary and affects your eye-sight and may result in blurred vision or even no vision in the center of the visual field.
Symptoms of Macular Degeneration in VA Patients
One visual symptom of macular degeneration is distorted vision where lines seem wavy and parts of the grid may disappear. Imagine looking at mini blinds and they seem wavy or some seem like they are missing. All of these can be a symptom of macular degeneration. A patient with macular degeneration may see shadows that are not there or areas of vision may be missing, they may have slow recovery after peering into bright lights, may have a drastic change in visual acuity from 20/20 to 20/80 vision and may have blurred vision or trouble discerning colors or a loss of contrast.
Tests for Identifying Macular Degeneration
There are a variety of tests that can help the eye doctors at Dominion Eye Care determine whether or not a patient has age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD tests include contrast sensitivity test, an Amsler grid, a Snellen chart, fundus photography among other types of tests.
Macular Degeneration Treatments in VA
Dominion Eye Care has a long history of treating patients with age-related macular degeneration. There is no cure nor can treatments reverse the disease. Early stages can be managed by taking into consideration known risk factors like smoking, diet control, and atherosclerosis. Antioxidants and mineral supplements may help slow the advance of AMD.
Call Dominion Eye Care ophthalmologists in Manassas, VA and Warrenton, VA for more information about age-related Macular Degeneration today.
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