Even though AMD causes damage to your eye it is not a painful condition so symptoms are associated with changes in your vision rather than any discomfort.
Symptoms vary amongst people with AMD but the main symptom is distortion in your central vision and loss of the ability to see detail.
Set your location to see what Age Scotland offers in your local area.
The Health A-Z section of this website contains information of the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of many types of illnesses. It also includes video interviews with specialists and patients. NHS inform is a new national health information service providing a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland.
SHOW (Scotland's Health on the Web) provides information on more than 100 topics covering all aspects of healthy living and advice on coping with long-term health conditions as well as the NHS and health services.
Sign up to the Age Scotland newsletter for the latest updates.
Set the appearance of this website so you can read it more easily
To see information relating to England, Northern Ireland or Wales set your preference below: