Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration

  • Most commonly age-related
  • Can cause straight lines to appear wavy
  • Can make it difficult to read and see fine detail
  • Two types: Dry and Wet
  • Treated through use of visual aids such as magnifiers

More in-depth information written in plain English can be found on the College of Optometrists’ website: http://lookafteryoureyes.org/eye-conditions/age-related-macular-degeneration-amd

Additional information is provided by the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB): http://www.rnib.org.uk/eye-health-eye-conditions-z-eye-conditions/age-related-macular-degeneration-amd

Information about macular degeneration and for support in your local area can be found through the Macular Society: https://www.macularsociety.org/age-related-macular-degeneration