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Know the five signs

Although AMD is most common among older people, other forms of macular disease can affect people of any age – even children. So whatever your age, please don't ignore the following signs of macular disease: the quicker you act, the more of your sight can be saved.

If you notice any of these, contact your optician immediately.

Straight lines looking wonky.
Problems adapting to bright or dark conditions.
A smudge or shadow in your vision.
Words seeming to move or disappear from the page.
Flashes, floaters or gaps in your vision.

Regular eye tests can also help catch the early signs of macular disease. Find out how..

You can learn more about macular disease, prevention and early detection at, or by calling our Macular Society Helpline on 0300 3030 111