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When to see a doctor about age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)

You need to make an appointment to see your doctor if you experience any of the symptoms listed for age-related macular degeneration, especially if you are over 50 and experience the following two symptoms:


People who have been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration need to see their doctor on a regular basis. Your eye specialist will recommend you have a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year to monitor your condition and to check for any other eye conditions that may emerge.


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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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