गुरुवार, 27 जून 2013

What are the Symptoms of Macular Degeneration ?

What are the Symptoms of Macular Degeneration ?

Early stages of Macular Degeneration may not cause decrease in vision .Sometimes only one eye loses vision while the other eye continues to see well for many years.The condition may be hardly noticeable in its early stages .But when both eyes are affected reading and close work can become difficult .You may experience one or more of the following symptoms .

(1)Straight lines look distorted ,especially at the centre of vision .

(2)Colors look dim .

(3) Words on a page look blurred.

(4)A dark or empty area appears in the centre of vision .

Progression of Macular Degeneration 

If there is macular degeneration in one eye ,then the fellow is at high risk of developing macular degeneration as well .The risk of the fellow eye developing macular degeneration is reported to be 38%-55%.

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