Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration Identified (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption Researcher Brad Gelfand has discovered an unexpected connection between the two main forms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Credit Dan Addison | UVA Communications Usage Restrictions May be used to accompany news coverage of the macular degeneration discovery. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.