Yellow deposits can be observed in the macula. These are called drusen. When their number is insignificant, vision is not likely to be affected; however, if they grow in size and quantity, this can cause vision problems. It will be most noticeable when reading. Now, if the disease progresses, the light-sensitive layer in the macula thins out, which leads to tissue death. At this point, the patient might experience blind spots. They can even lose central vision. Patients suffering from the wet form are usually the ones that experience a major loss of vision. Luckily, about 90% of people get dry AMD. Yet, it is important to note that the dry one can easily lead to the wet one. So, once you are diagnosed with this condition, you ought to take measures as soon as possible.