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Wet Macular Degeneration Symptoms

The classic early symptom of wet macular degeneration is straight lines appearing crooked. This results when fluid from the leaking blood vessels gathers and lifts the macula, distorting vision.
A small blind spot may also appear in wet macular degeneration, resulting in the loss of central vision.
With wet macular degeneration, loss of central vision can occur quickly. This is a more advanced form of the disease, and is more severe than dry macular degeneration.

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration: Final Thoughts

The symptoms discussed in this article are not sure signs of macular degeneration. Other eye problems can also cause these symptoms. Anyone with these possible macular degeneration symptoms should see an eye care professional. Only an eye care professional can properly diagnose and treat the problem.
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