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Saint Clair Shores, MI

Eye Exam

Avoid macular degeneration

Get checked for macular degeneration

Did you know that macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness in the elderly? There are two forms of macular degeneration. Atrophic or "dry" macular degeneration involves thinning of the macula with gradual central vision decline. Exudative or "wet" macular degeneration occurs when abnormal blood vessels invade the retina.

Macular degeneration results

  • Hemorrhaging

  • Scarring

  • Visual distortion

  • Severe central vision loss

You deserve high-quality medical care.

Contact Your Local Eye Care Professionals.

If detected early, Joel L. Pelavin, MD, PC will provide you with intraocular injections of steroids and anti-vasogenic medications. These steps, with and without laser treatment, can be employed to fight the neovascular process.