What are the symptoms of AMD?
Dry macular degeneration symptoms include:
- Decrease in sensitivity to contrasts: Need to have better lighting for reading or for any precision work.
- Decrease in visual acuity and increased blurring of central vision: Alteration of the perception of colours and Distortion of straight lines (which appear deformed and bowed).
- Occurrence of a central dark spot in late phase (scotoma): Difficulty in recognizing faces, driving, reading or performing other activities of daily life.
- Generally bilateral symptoms.