14 Sep 2010

Tune Your Engine - Macular Degeneration

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:09 pm on 14 September 2010

The symptoms can begin slowly: words on a page become blurry or crowded. Straight lines start to look wavy. These are the warning signs of Macular Degeneration or MD. It's the leading cause of blindness in New Zealanders over the age of 50. Every year in New Zealand, 800 people are told they have this disease, that can rob them of their eyesight if left untreated.