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gradual decline in amount or activity

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Although none of the participants currently knew blind persons, several had met or known of blind persons in their communities in their youth or professional lives, and most knew other adults with the loss of central vision loss from AMD.
Central vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when photoreceptor cells in the macula degenerate.
Older adults with central vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have no problem with accuracy in performing touch screen tasks, according to a study in the October issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.
With projections indicating that the number of cases of late AMD will reach 679,000 by 2020, a significant number of patients will be facing the news that they are developing signs of macular disease or will already be living with central vision loss.
Stargardt's is a degenerative eye condition which causes central vision loss.
Some family members also had areas of central vision loss, and some family members had strabismus, a disorder in which the eyes are not aligned.
Older adults with central vision loss and hearing loss may have difficulty determining how far away a car is or how fast it is traveling, especially in some weather conditions like high winds or rain.
2 million of the estimated 12 million people with macular degeneration will suffer severe central vision loss, and 200,000 individuals will lose all central vision in one or both eyes.
Instead of a rapid deterioration in vision, ending with profound central vision loss, most patients receiving anti-VEGF treatment are able to maintain their vision and sometimes some of their lost vision is restored.
According to the experts, when people with central vision loss look directly at an object it may disappear, go faint, blur or distort.
In this article, I describe the Macular Mapping Test (MMT) and illustrate with case reports how it can be used in clinical practice to assist in the assessment and rehabilitation of patients with central vision loss.
In the "wet" form, abnormal new blood vessels develop under the retina that bleed or leak fluid and form scars, causing central vision loss.
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