If someone in your family has experienced severe vision loss from macular degeneration, you may be wondering about your chances of developing the disease. Genetic testing can help determine your risk of developing macular degeneration.The following three tests can help determine your risk of developing advanced macular degeneration:
- Macula Risk: This genetic test measures your inheritable risk factors and combines them with your history of smoking, giving you a measurement of your potential risk for developing advanced macular degeneration.
- AMD Risk Assessment Test: This test looks at three different genes that are associated with a higher risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration.
- RetnaGene AMD: RetnaGene tests for a severe form and complication of advanced AMD known as choroidal neovascular AMD.
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