Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over the age of 50. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.8 million people have AMD and another 7.3 million are at substantial risk for vision loss.
In its early stages, the signs of macular degeneration can go unnoticed. Central vision that is lost to macular degeneration cannot be restored.
Lentz Eye Care & Associates’ primary focus is always early detection of diseases and proactively prescribing products to delay or completely eliminate the natural progression of eye diseases and vision loss. Our proactive approach to macular degeneration detection and prevention includes the following technology and products:
MACULAR PIGMENT OPTICAL DENSITY
LENTZ EYE CARE IS ONE OF THE FEW PRACTICES IN THE WICHITA AREA THAT OFFER THIS TECHNOLOGY
The QuantifEye MPS instrument is the most reliable and accurate device for measuring Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD). MPOD measurement allows Lentz Eye Care’s doctors to assess Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) risk factors, low MPOD, as well as other visual performance challenges.