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How does macular degeneration affect a person's vision?

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Dr Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: See below

It usually affects the central vision; i.
e., one's reading vision. Symptoms includes central blurry or missing spots or distortion/waviness in vision where straight lines appear wavy (metamorphopsia).

In brief: See below

It usually affects the central vision; i.
e., one's reading vision. Symptoms includes central blurry or missing spots or distortion/waviness in vision where straight lines appear wavy (metamorphopsia).
Dr Richard Scartozzi
Dr Richard Scartozzi
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Dr Michael Colucciello
Ophthalmology

In brief: Central scotoma

Central scotoma, metamorphopsia.

In brief: Central scotoma

Central scotoma, metamorphopsia.
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Dr Michael Colucciello
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