• Understanding Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration affects your central vision and occurs when the macula (which is located in the centre of the retina) deteriorates. Those with the condition have no problem with their peripheral vision, but they experience varying degrees of vision loss when looking straight ahead. It's a common eye disorder that most often affects the elderly population, and it's categorised as either wet or dry. Wet macular degeneration is less common than dry macular degeneration, and it causes sufferers to see a dark spot when looking ahead due to blood vessels bleeding under the retina.
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