Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Exudative Macular Degeneration Incidence

Facts about macular degeneration:

  • About 1.7 million people in the US have macular degeneration.
  • Macular degeneration occurs in one quarter of all men over the age of 75
  • Macular degeneration occurs in one third of all women over the age of 75

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Last Updated: May 28, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Exudative Macular Degeneration References
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