Age-related Macular Degeneration

Wet AMD

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1. Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina start to grow




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Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina start to grow under the macula. These new blood vessels tend to be very fragile and often leak blood and fluid. The blood and fluid raise the macula from its normal place at the back of the eye.