What is Macular Degeneration?
Macular degeneration is the death of retinal cells responsible for fine detail and color. It is perceived as a black spot in the middle of your visual field, a sort of reverse tunnel vision. As the condition worsens, you lose your ability to read or recognize faces.
There is no cure for this affliction at present. In its early stages you can compensate with magnifiers that are stronger than simple handheld round readers.
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