Prevalence Rates For Macular Degeneration And Cataract

I was looking for prevalence rates for macular degeneration and found these maps.

The prevalence rate for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is 2.1% for the U.S. population age 50 and older, so about 2.1 million Americans have late AMD.

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The prevalence rate for cataract is 17% for the U.S. population age 40 and older, so about 24.4 million older Americans have cataract.

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Millions more have diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and other eye conditions that interfere with daily activities – driving, reading, preparing meals.

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