Blurry vision as you age is not necessarily due to cataracts

In wet AMD, abnormal blood vessels under the macula (the centre of the retina), which break and bleed easily, cause the retina to swell, resulting in rapid and severe loss of central vision. — Photos: Novartis

As we get older, it’s only normal for our vision to start deteriorating.

Some people shrug off blurriness as a sign of ageing, thinking perhaps it is due to cataracts.

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