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Is peripheral vision usually not affected by myopic degeneration?

Some webpages claim that although myopic degeneration could lead to loss of central vision, side (peripheral) vision usually remains unaffected. Is that true? What's it like to live with peripheral vision, and what kinds of activities are supported with peripheral vision alone? Thank you.

  1. I thought this article might answer some of those questions @
    Best wishes, Sharon Moore Advocate

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      My intermediate AMD has remained stable for two years now. Best Wishes, Sharon Moore Advocate

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