How does age-related macular degeneration affect your vision?

Macular degeneration reduces vision in the central part of the retina. It usually does not affect the eye’s side, or peripheral, vision.

People with AMD may have difficulty with daily tasks that require fine vision such as reading, dialing a telephone, driving, and recognizing faces.

How do I use this simulator?

Drag the slider from left to right to see how this condition progresses. The further to the right, the more advanced the condition.

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