Two Drusen spots in left eye
I had an eye examine 4 days ago and the dr. said I have two drusen spots in my left eye. I went to the dr. because I was having problems reading small print.
I am 48 and I think that is normal for my age. Right? The dr. then told me to stop smoking, take vitamins, wear sunglasses, and come back for a check in a year.
Do I have early amd? Talked to my sister and I found out that my mother had AMD and could no longer see at age 65(she stopped driving a few years before that).
I thought that her problems where part of her diabetes, but now I know that she not only had cataracts but AMD.
The dr. did not diagnose me with AMD just drusen spots. Should I be worried?(I AM) Should I seek a specialist?
I am too young for this. I have a 13 and 10 year old. How long do I have?
K in PA
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