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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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disease that comes with aging. The center of your eye - the macular - slowly deteriorates, which blurs vision and causes blind spots. There are treatments for macular degeneration - but it's also pos...

sible to help prevent it with good sunglasses.
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