February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month!

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last 10 years, making neovascular, or Wet AMD, more manageable than ever before.  Andrea L. Lusk, MD has been a comprehensive ophthalmologist in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years and specializes in diseases of the retina and management of AMD.  Dr. Lusk is a fellowship-trained Medical Retina specialist, and uses the latest in FDA-approved drug therapy including the newest FDA approved drug VABYSMO to treat community members with Wet AMD.  If you have a family history of AMD, are 50 years or older, Caucasian, or have a history of smoking, you are at a higher risk of developing AMD.  You can actually lose your central vision before even realizing you have AMD!  Give yourself peace of mind by scheduling an appointment with Dr. Lusk and Eye Site of Tampa Bay today by calling (727) 799-3772.   We look forward to providing you with the most cutting-edge technology and treatments for this potentially devastating eye disease.