This leading cause of severe, irreversible vision loss in people over age 50 typically develops as a person ages. It is often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Here's why more than 350,000 patients a year trust Wills for their eye care:
Wills Eye retina doctors have stood at the forefront of ophthalmic medicine through six decades of innovation and have been involved in the development of most of the treatments for many retinal diseases.
As world-renowned leaders in ophthalmology, Wills Eye retina doctors have achieved "Top Docs" status in numerous ranking surveys, including Castle Connolly Ltd., while Wills Eye Hospital ranks consistently as one of the nation's top eye care centers in U.S. News and World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey.
As the nation's oldest retina service, Wills Eye Retina has led the way for 60 years in the discovery, development and dissemination of next-generation skills and knowledge that continue to greatly enhance patient care and the treatment and management of retinal diseases.