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Posted by Jane Jansen on
Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is very common. It is a leading cause of vision loss in people 50 years or older. According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation about 85 to 90 percent of AMD diagnoses are the dry form and 10 to 15 percent are the wet form. Although wet AMD is less common, it is much more serious, because you can lose your vision faster. With AMD you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. But your peripheral (side) vision will still be normal. For instance,...
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