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What are symptoms of macular degeneration?

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Symptoms of macular degeneration include:

  • Dim or wavy vision, especially when you read. Straight lines often look crooked.
  • Gradual, painless loss of precise central vision.
  • Blank spots in your central field of vision.

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C. (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic: "Eye Care."

Macular Degeneration Partnership.

Glaucoma Research Foundation: “Secondary Glaucoma.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C. (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic: "Eye Care."

Macular Degeneration Partnership.

Glaucoma Research Foundation: “Secondary Glaucoma.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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