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How Is Macular Degeneration Diagnosed?

Macular degeneration diagnosis is primarily based on your clinical eye exam. Watch this video to learn more from Dr. Manvi Maker about how macular degeneration is diagnosed.

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MANVI MAKER: The diagnosis of macular degeneration is really based on the clinical exam when you come to the eye doctor and get your eyes dilated.
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Sometimes additional testing guides our treatment or guides our fine line between the wet and dry if we can't make
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that distinction clinically. But the majority of it is made by a clinical eye exam.

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