New hope for AMD sufferers

euronews (in English)

by euronews (in English)

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects more than 300,000 people in the EU and is the leading cause of loss of eyesight in people over the age of 50. It is caused when abnormal blood vessels start growing under the macula, the region of the retina providing central vision. These new vessels are fragile and leaky, leading to an accumulation of blood and fluid that lifts the surface of t...