Grand Rapids (WZZM) - As we get older, the risk of age related macular degeneration goes up.
In the early stages, there are no symptoms. Only an eye exam can detect the condition.
As macular degeneratoin develops, clear vision gets hazy. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms in the center of your vision.
Doctor Alan Margherio is an Opthamologist with Associated Retinal Consultants in Grand Rapids.
He talks about the condition and a clinical trial happening here that could help patients.
The clinical trial is still open to patients. Click here to learn more about it and how to get involved.