• This clinical study, to the best of our knowledge, is the first report of severe age-related macular degeneration in both identical twins, documented as monozygotic by genetic testing. This suggests that genetic factors may be of primary importance in certain cases of age-related macular degeneration.
Meyers SM, Zachary AA. Monozygotic Twins With Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Arch Ophthalmol. 1988;106(5):651-653. doi:10.1001/archopht.1988.01060130705029