Wet 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
Continue to Wet Macular Degeneration Risk Factors
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