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"In an early study, using the 10-2 visual field we found that over 75% of patients diagnosed with early glaucoma had central vision loss," he explained.
AMD/ARMD occurs when the macula becomes damaged and individuals lose central vision while peripheral vision is unaffected.
But the good news is there is a lot we can do to help patients enjoy healthy vision for many years to come, whether treating them with injections or supporting patients to make the best use of their navigational vision, even while their central vision is declining.
As the macula begins to thin in this early stage of AMD, it sometimes, but not always, causes the loss of central vision. Typically, when vision loss occurs, it does so very slowly, and tends to happen to both eyes, which makes the change much more obvious.
In the implanted eye, the device renders enlarged central vision images over a wide area of the retina to improve central vision, while the non-operated eye provides peripheral vision for mobility and orientation.
"It's left me with little to no central vision, so I have to rely on peripheral vision.
Although laser therapy is effective in improving central vision, it can cause decreased night and side vision.
Coun Moira Smith, lead member for public health and wellbeing, said: "Smoking can double the risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - when central vision becomes blurred and distorted making everyday activities like watching TV, reading, driving and even recognising the faces of family and friends more difficult or impossible.
On July 1 a A[pounds sterling]80,000 ($87,748) procedure has given him back his central vision, allowing him to read a newspaper without a magnifying glass for the first time in years.
A PARTIALLY sighted pensioner has had his central vision restored for the first time in nearly a decade after he received a "bionic eye" at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
Often linked to age macular degeneration (MD), it sees a gradual loss of central vision, though onset can also be rapid.
* Dry AMD In dry AMD, light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye break down, leading to blurred central vision. You also may sense that objects aren't as bright as they used to appear.

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