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What are the symptoms of macular degeneration?
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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.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 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).
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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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.
Dr. Keshav Narain
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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.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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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.
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
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