drusen

August 14, 2009

Do All Patients With Drusen Have Macular Degeneration?

Drusen can be normal and not necessarily indicative of macular degeneration.
March 18, 2010

Drusen Not Associated with Macular Degeneration

Drusen are white spots in the retina that are associated with macular degeneration. Drusen can also be normal for many people without the disease.
February 10, 2011

Who Gets Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is not inherited in the usual sense of the word, say like height. Certain people are; however, at greater risk than others.
March 8, 2012

What if I Have Drusen?

Drusen can be normal and do not mean the development of macular degeneration. There are other criteria that are required to make this diagnosis...not just drusen.