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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older. It is a disease that destroys your sharp, central vision.

Doctors + Care Team

Andre J. Witkin, MD

Andre J. Witkin, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Vitreoretinal surgery, retinal and macular disorders including: macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, central serous chorioretinopathy, retinal detachment, macular holes and puckers, posterior segment uveitis, ocular trauma, complications of eye surgery, intraocular lens replacement, and implementation of retinal prosthesis (Argus II)

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Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM

Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM

Title(s): Director, Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Genetics Service; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9000
Fax #: 617-636-1124

Vitreoretinal diseases: macular degeneration, macular dystrophies, hereditary retinal disorders, and retinal vascular disorders

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Nora Muakkassa, MD

Nora Muakkassa, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Medical retina and comprehensive ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, intravitreal injections, laser treatments

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