Treatment for dry macular degeneration mainly consists of vitamins and minerals. There is now a simple test available for those with moderate dry macular degeneration to determine from DNA analysis if they are likely to worsen or not.
Wet macular degeneration usually occurs after many years of progressive worsening of dry macular degeneration. This used to lead to severe loss of central vision, but now with several injectable medications, the sight can be saved and preserved. There are now even more treatment options about to become available to preserve your sight. There is no pain with the treatments.