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How much weight is it safe to lift with wet MD in one eye

By Anonymous December 8, 2017 - 6:10am
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Hello. Thank you for posting.

Macular degeneration causes a loss in the center of the field of vision. In dry macular degeneration, the center of the retina deteriorates. With wet macular degeneration, leaky blood vessels grow under the retina. Blurred vision is a key symptom. Below is a link to more information.    Check with your eye physician about your weight lifting concern. I can find no information on that, in regards to wet MD.

Wet Macular Degeneration:


December 8, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Anonymous (reply to Helena)

Thanks for your comments. I called the doctor's office and they said that the issue is straining so lifting is ok but when I have to hold my breath while lifting or to strain while lifting, it cause pressure on the leaky blood vessel and can cause problems

December 9, 2017 - 8:06am
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I'm glad your doctor could shed some light on this!

Take care!


December 9, 2017 - 11:14am
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