Slide show: Age-related vision problems
Normal vision and vision with advanced macular degeneration
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Depending on the type, age-related macular degeneration might cause:

  • Visual distortions, such as straight lines seeming bent
  • A general haziness in your overall vision
  • A well-defined blurry spot or blind spot in your vision

If you notice changes in your central vision or other signs and symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, see your eye doctor. There's no treatment to reverse dry macular degeneration, but a healthy diet and nutritional supplements might slow progression of the condition. Treatment options for wet macular degeneration might include medication or laser therapy. Low-vision rehabilitation therapy may be helpful for both types of macular degeneration.

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