Patient Comments: Macular Degeneration - Signs and Symptoms

What were the signs and symptoms associated with macular degeneration in you or a relative?

Comment from: magnolia45, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 01

My symptoms of macular degeneration were wavy words when I would read. I have to place my left hand over my left eye in order to read. The words would still not be clear and black spots would occur. It's just aggravating and there is nothing that can be done.

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Comment from: MzMck, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: December 16

I had blurred vision that I attributed to incorrect prescription glasses, but the doctor said my prescription was fine.

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