MACULAR DEGENERATION JUVENILE & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "macular degeneration juvenile"?
Macular degeneration juvenile is a medical condition which affects the center lining of the eye known as the Macula area of the retina of younger individuals. Its other term & example includes the Best's Disease, Doyne's honeycomb retinal dystrophy, Sorsby's Disease & Stargardt's Disease. It often leads to blindness (Roberts, DL (Sep 2006). "The First Year--Age Related Macular Degeneration". (Marlowe & Company).
Symptoms & Signs
Its symptoms includes burring of the vision, shadowing or missing areas of the vision, distorted vision, trouble in discerning colors & slow recovery of visual function after exposure to bright light.
Treatment: How to Treat "macular degeneration juvenile"?
There is no known cure yet for Juvenile Macular Degeneration but there are additional lighting & magnifiers can help in alleviating its symptoms.
Family History, macular degeneration gene, result of hypertension, high fat intake & excessive exposure to sun causes Macular degeneration juvenile.
Optical coherence tomography & Fluorescein angiography are used to diagnosed Macular degeneration juvenile.