As we age, so do our eyes. Aging eyes can mean decreased sharpness in our vision, an inability to distinguish between shades, problems with glare, slower adaptation to darkness and reductions in how much of our surroundings can be seen at one time.
The Amsler Grid is a simple test that can be used to monitor AMD at home. The grid will alert you to any changes that may indicate a problem or the worsening of AMD. The Amsler Grid looks like graph paper, with dark lines forming a square grid.