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My wife's eyes have been diagnosed as follows: primary ERM

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My wife's eyes have been diagnosed as follows: primary ERM and Secondary EXARMD. What do these diagnoses mean

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ERM means epiretinal membrane and ExARMD means that has age-related macular degeneration. The ERM is paper-thin scar tissue in the area of her macular degeneration. If this is causing significant visual problem, the retinal eye doctor can use remove/peel it off surgical after any other measures fail to reduce it.

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