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Maximise the time with your eye specialist

Every person’s journey with wet AMD is different, so it’s important to have the right information at the right time to help you have better conversations with medical professionals. 

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Understanding age-related macular degeneration

What is age-related macular degeneration? What are the two different forms and what are the symptoms?

AMD is a long-term, degenerative eye disease that gradually affects a person's sight, often making it blurry or distorted, or causing gaps or dark spots in central vision. There are two types of AMD, known as 'dry' and 'wet'.

Risk factors and symptoms

Family history and lifestyle play a role

Learn about risk factors for AMD and symptoms caused by the condition.

Wet age-related macular degeneration: Disease activity

Development and progression of wet AMD

In wet AMD, faulty blood vessels leak fluid and blood in the back of the eye, which can permanently scar the macula. If disease activity isn't controlled, central vision will gradually get worse, leading to difficulty in everyday activities, such as reading, recognising faces and driving.

Diagnosis: What this means and what happens next

Looking ahead after an AMD diagnosis

Find out what to expect from diagnosis, and how to prepare for life with AMD.

Page-Specific Approval Code UK | February 2021 | 108872