can happen across a wide age range from the very young to the elderly, age is not a discriminatory factor. Macular Degeneration is otherwise known as dystrophy of the macula utea, resulting in restricted vision and loss of sight.

MACULA, MACULAR DEGENERATION: "Irrespective of age, macular degeneration can occur in both youth and the elderly progressively decreasing the quality of sight the individual actually has."
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