Age-related macular degeneration causes permanent vision loss in people over age 50, but it is treatable.

Five Things You Need to Know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related eye conditions are frustrating, especially when they interfere with your daily life. If you’re straining to watch the game on TV or having trouble distinguishing faces, it may be time for a visit to the eye doctor. A variety of eye health issues can cause vision problems (like the inability to see faces or TV screens clearly), and catching them early can help prevent further damage.  

Read on for five things to know about age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including the risk factors and symptoms to watch out for.

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