Your guide to age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) usually affects people over 50 but can happen earlier. Macular disease is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, with AMD affecting around 600,000 people, around half of whom are registered as visually impaired. Please see our Guide to AMD leaflet below or our AMD page for more information.

For practical advice or additional information on AMD, you can also call the Advice and Information Service on 0300 3030 111 or email


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