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Ogden, UT
A 51-year-old female asked:

Have yellow spots on macula. 20/25. lipids good. no family history. years of suntanning. age 52 female. does this mean i will get macular degeneration?

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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Drusen: There can be other types of yellow spots, but most likely these are drusen, a precursor to macular degeneration (armd). Drusen may progress to armd, but often do not. For now, you should take a daily multivitamin and obtain an amsler grid and learn how to use it (it's easy). See your eye md.
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