Adult Macular Degeneration Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Adult Macular Degeneration? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Adult Macular Degeneration.

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Symptoms of Adult Macular Degeneration


In some people, AMD advances very slowly. It has little effect on their vision. In others, the disease progresses faster. It may lead to significant vision loss. Both dry and wet AMD cause no pain.

Symptoms include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty seeing details in front of you, such as faces or words in a book
  • Blurred vision that goes away in brighter light
  • A small, but growing blind spot in the middle of the field of vision
  • Straight lines (eg, door frames) appear crooked or distorted



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What It Is
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Adult Macular Degeneration Causes
Causes
What causes Adult Macular Degeneration? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Adult Macular Degeneration Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Adult Macular Degeneration? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Adult Macular Degeneration Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Adult Macular Degeneration Symptoms
Symptoms
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Adult Macular Degeneration Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Adult Macular Degeneration
Screening
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Adult Macular Degeneration Medications
Medications
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Adult Macular Degeneration Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Adult Macular Degeneration? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Adult Macular Degeneration Treatment
Treatment
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Adult Macular Degeneration Care
Care
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