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What are the symptoms of macular degeneration?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Vision changes

Best detected with an amsler grid (can use one off the computer).

In brief: Vision changes

Best detected with an amsler grid (can use one off the computer).
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Decreased vision

Symptoms of macular degeneration may include: decreased central vision, distortion of straight lines, poor light tolerance and dark adaptation and in very severe cases visual hallucinations.

In brief: Decreased vision

Symptoms of macular degeneration may include: decreased central vision, distortion of straight lines, poor light tolerance and dark adaptation and in very severe cases visual hallucinations.
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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Age related macular degeneration (amd) is a leading cause of visual loss in the elderly population.
Treatment depends on type and severity of amd. The symptoms are highly variable also: mild to moderate blurring in central areas of vision, distortion of images, haziness. Sometimes, in early stages, pt do not yet have symptoms. In late stages, visual hallucinations are possible.

In brief: Many

Age related macular degeneration (amd) is a leading cause of visual loss in the elderly population.
Treatment depends on type and severity of amd. The symptoms are highly variable also: mild to moderate blurring in central areas of vision, distortion of images, haziness. Sometimes, in early stages, pt do not yet have symptoms. In late stages, visual hallucinations are possible.
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: The symptoms of Macular degeneration include:

In brief: The symptoms of Macular degeneration include:

Blurry vision, Drusen, Vision loss.
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Dr. Maziar Lalezary
Ophthalmology

In brief: Metamorphopsia

The majority of people affected by AMD are asymptotic and don't have any visual deficit.
However, blurred vision and more specifically distortion can occur. For instance, straight lines spear crooked - metamorphopsia.

In brief: Metamorphopsia

The majority of people affected by AMD are asymptotic and don't have any visual deficit.
However, blurred vision and more specifically distortion can occur. For instance, straight lines spear crooked - metamorphopsia.
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