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Do wet and dry macular degeneration cause the same problems?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Both wet and dry age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, result in a blind spot around the center of vision, which can make it hard to drive, read, or recognize faces. This animation tells you more about AMD.


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