What is AMD/Symptoms

AMD is a degenerative age related eye disease which causes central visual distortion and loss.

Types

  • Dry AMD : typical less severe
  • Wet AMD: typically more severe visual loss
  • Geographic AMD: often slowly progressive

Symptoms (commonly reported):

  • Blurry lines
  • Blind spots
  • Central Visual Distortion

Risk Factors (that are commonly known):

  • Age
  • Family history/genetics
  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • Abnormal cholesterol/lipid levels
  • Obesity
  • Lower vitamin/nutrient in blood
  • Excessive uv sunlight exposure over time
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