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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?

Risk factors and symptoms

Family history and lifestyle play a role

Wet age-related macular degeneration: Disease activity

Development and progression of wet AMD

Diagnosis: What this means and what happens next

Looking ahead after an AMD diagnosis

Treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration

Effective management of the disease can help protect vision

Monitoring wet AMD progression

Take an active role in managing your wet AMD

Healthcare professional roles

Your eye care team and how they can support you

Healthy living and your sight

Take charge of your eye health through healthy behaviours

Household 'hacks': Five tips to help you stay independent at home

Simple changes could make big differences at home

Building a support network

Support networks can help you navigate life with vision impairment

Tips for optimising lighting in your home

Continue to carry out daily activities safely and independently

Tips for stress-free shopping

Make shopping experiences more enjoyable

Checklist for caregivers

How a carer can assist someone with vision loss

Caring for yourself while you care for others

Keep your physical and emotional energy strong

Supporting your loved one through positive communication

Tools and techniques for constructive conversations

Staying safe when attending appointments

Read a few tips to help you prepare for your next appointment.

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