Category Archives: Macular Degeneration

Straight Lines Look Distorted

Metamorphopsia – Straight lines start to appear distorted, or the center of vision becomes distorted

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Aged Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of legal blindness in individuals 65 years or older. This condition affects the macula, the sensitive central portion of the retina that is responsible for fine vision (reading, driving, recognizing faces) and … Continue reading

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A Dark or Empty Area in the Center

As macular degeneration advances, a distorted, dark, or empty area often appears in the center of vision.

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Blurring and Dim Colors in Central Vision

The earliest symptom of macular degeneration usually is persistently blurred vision.  As more cells of the macula are destroyed, objects become distorted.

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