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Does anyone else see brown spots while reading on a computer?

I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration about 4 months ago. My left eye is the worst. About one month after the diagnosis I noticed that when I read or use my computer I see brown spots under the lines I am reading and also on my keyboard. I saw my specialist again and he could not find anything wrong. Though he was concerned. Has anyone else experienced this?

Seemed to happen overnight



I do have floaters, cataracts, and glaucoma. I also have glaucoma in both eyes. I am no longer able to drive because I can no longer judge when I am making a turn or going around curves. I wear glasses for everything. When I take the off everything is somewhat blurry. The macular degeneration just seemed to happen overnight.

Right now I am taking Ocuvite. Is Perservision better?

  1. Hi , thank you so much for reaching out to the community and sharing a bit of your story with us. I know many in our community are also living with dry AMD and experiencing various visual symptoms, and I hope some others will chime in and share their experiences with you. I definitely commend you for keeping your doctor in the loop so they can closely monitor your eye health.

    In regard to your question about the vitamins, it's difficult to say what's best as everyone's needs are unique. I would definitely discuss with your doctor to determine what your best options are, and here is some additional information about PreserVision's AREDS eye supplements: https://maculardegeneration.net/areds-vs-areds2/

    Hope this helps, and thank you again for reaching out to the community. We're here for you!
    - Shelby, MacularDegeneration.net Team Member

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