Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Symptoms
macular degeneration (AMD) can cause these symptoms: Central vision becomes dim, fuzzy, or less
sharp. Reading requires more light than it did in the
past. You find it harder to see people's faces
clearly. Objects appear distorted or smaller than they really
are. A new blank or blind spot develops in your central field of
vision. Straight lines begin to appear wavy or curved. This is
usually the first symptom of wet AMD. You have a loss of central
vision that does not go away or becomes worse over time. The loss may be severe
and rapid if you have wet AMD.
The symptoms of wet and dry AMD differ in two important
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How fast the vision changes are Dry AMD happens slowly. Vision changes
may be so gradual that you don't notice them. Wet AMD happens
suddenly. Symptoms tend to appear suddenly and get worse
fast. How bad the vision changes are Dry AMD symptoms are usually mild at first.
Later, the symptoms can be more severe. Wet AMD tends to cause
more severe vision changes and vision loss.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 12, 2012
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