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Complications of Age-Related Macular
    Degeneration (ARMD)
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Complications of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)

The main and most serious complication of age-related macular degeneration is permanent vision loss (blindness), which can be very debilitating as it occurs slowly and over a long time and is not noticeable until it is too late and vision has deteriorated beyond repair.


If the age-related macular degeneration can be diagnosed and treated early in the disease progression, there is much better prognosis for reducing the likelihood of vision loss (through appropriate treatment, medication or surgery, or both).

If you have any type of changes in your vision, always see your eye specialist to get a check-up.


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  Last reviewed: 14 September 2007 || Last updated: 15 March 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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