## Basic introduction
|||This constitutes 85-95% of all cases of AMD
|||It is usually the early stage of the disease
|||It is less severe than Wet AMD
|||It also known as exudative macular …..degeneration
|||Although it affects only 10-15% of …..cases of AMD, it causes 90% of the …..severe vision loss due to AMD
|||It can be occult or classic
|||Wet AMD occurs when the membrane underlying the retina thickens and breaks. This leads to the reduced oxy gen supply to the macula that
stimulates the growth of new blood vessels, which grow through the breaks of the membrane behind the retina towards the macula
occasionally raising the retina.
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