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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

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  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for "straight-ahead" activities such as reading, sewing, and driving. AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. AMD causes no pain.

    A scene as it might be viewed by a person with AMD:
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    This page was last modified in July 2008