Iowacityeye.com posts images of normal macula and macular degeneration. Another illustration simulates how macular degeneration affects a patient's vision. IllinoisRetinaInstitute.com displays images of wet and dry macular degeneration, and the site reviews preventable and non-preventable risk factors. Both sites propose treating macular degeneration with vitamin supplements and key lifestyle changes.
Small fatty deposits called drusen are sometimes early signs of macular degeneration, as seen in the images on Scripps.edu. Additional images show the progression of changes to the eye in both the dry form and the wet form of the condition. CUMC.ColumbiaUniversity.edu includes an image of the typical scarring and retinal hemorrhaging consistent with the progression of wet macular degeneration.