Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease of the retinal centre of gradual onset. The symptoms of macular degeneration are blurred and distorted vision. The so-called Amsler test can provide an indication whether you might possibly suffer from ADM. Please consult an ophthalmologist if you suspect AMD.
How to Test for Macular Degeneration
This is how the test is performed:
If you usually wear reading glasses or contact lenses, put them on to take this test.
Close or cover one eye.
Using the other eye, look at the black dot in the middle of the Amsler grid. If any of the lines in the grid look distorted or seem to be missing, this could be an indication that you are suffering from AMD.