Wet macular degeneration care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic retinal experts collaborate with other specialists to provide care for the whole person. The goal is to improve your quality of life by preserving as much eyesight as possible and preventing further deterioration of your vision. And if you need help dealing with vision loss, Mayo's low vision experts work with you to help you adapt to your changing vision.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Highly skilled Mayo retinal specialists use advanced diagnostic tools to assess wet macular degeneration, including optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography. When medications alone don't help, Mayo Clinic offers a range of treatment options, including photodynamic therapy and laser surgery that destroys the abnormal blood vessels under the retina.

Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic eye doctors (ophthalmologists) trained in retinal diseases have extensive experience with dry macular degeneration, treating nearly 2,000 people with this condition every year.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked high performing for ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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Aug. 13, 2019