Macular Degeneration Management :: Genetic Testing

Macular Degeneration genetic testing is a new tool that can help us assess your risk for developing this potentially debilitating disease. Macula Risk is a genetic test performed with a simple cheek swab that identifies individuals who have inherited the genes that cause macular degeneration.

Identifying individuals who have the potential to develop this disease allows us to develop treatment regimens that can preserve your vision. More careful monitoring and testing can be important in detecting changes and allowing us to implement treatment and counseling. Proper nutrition, vitamin therapy and behavioral modifications can change the course of this disease. Early detection of conversion to the wet form of AMD can also save your vision with the effective use of proper therapies.

Our goal at Killingly Eye Care is to preserve your vision so you can enjoy all that there is to see.