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Macular Degeneration

"Macular Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Macular Degeneration" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Macular Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.