NEW GUIDE: Everything you need to know about Macular Degeneration 👀

What Is Wet Macular Degeneration?

Learn the specifics of wet macular degeneration, its symptoms, and treatment options. Contrasts are made with the dry form of the disease.

What Does Vision Look Like With Macular Degeneration?

what does vision look like with macular degeneration

With macular degeneration, central vision becomes blurred or distorted, while peripheral vision remains unaffected. Straight lines may appear wavy. Over time, a dark or white blind spot may form in the centre of the visual field, making tasks like reading and recognizing faces challenging. Peripheral vision typically remains intact.

What Is Macular Degeneration?

what is macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a chronic eye disorder that damages the macula, the central part of the retina responsible for sharp vision. It leads to progressive vision loss, particularly in the central field of vision. There are two forms: dry (atrophic) and wet (neovascular). Age is a primary risk factor.