Approximately 10% of all people who have AMD will have the wet form of the disease. Its generally considered that wet AMD is a more progressive form of AMD with the potential for serious sight loss occuring in a matter of weeks or months in the absence of treatment. Overall wet AMD is thought to affect around 1-2% of people over the age of 75 with a figure of perhaps upto 4 % of people above the age of 85 developing signs of this condition.
There is an enormous amount of information available on the internet on wet AMD so for this section Bettersight will focus on answering some of the commonly asked questions about wet AMD as follows – click on the links below;
- What is wet AMD ?
- What is the outlook for vision without treatment ?
- What are the treatment options ?
- How effective are these treatments ?