Locations in Lee, Collier, Charlotte
As an acknowledged specialist in his field, Dr. Malkani treats and manages a variety of eye problems including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachments using leading-edge treatment methods. Dr. Malkani also performs Cataract Surgery resulting in optimal visual results for his patients.
It is the most common cause of vision loss in the United States in those 50 or older, and its prevalence increases with age.
AMD is caused by hardening of the arteries that nourish the retina. This deprives the sensitive retinal tissue of oxygen and nutrients that it needs to function and thrive. As a result, the central vision deteriorates.