Why Is Perceiving Faces Harder For Patients With Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Researchers have recently identified why it is that adults with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have trouble recognizing and identifying people’s faces, they believe that it could largely be due to abnormal eye movement patterns and fixations associated with the condition. The findings come from a study published in the January issue of Optometry and Vision Science. AMD is a condition in which the retina becomes severely damaged, subsequently impairing a person’s vision in the center of the visual field, which makes everything seem blurry… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Blindness