People with impaired vision sometimes see things that are not there, called visual hallucinations. This condition can be alarming, but don�t worry�it is not a sign of mental illness. It is called Charles Bonnet syndrome. Charles Bonnet syndrome is a common side effect of vision loss in people with AMD.
For all of the NEI information on this topic, please visit the following webpage:
Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration
For more information from other health sites, please visit the following webpages:
Macula Vision Research Foundation, Charles Bonnet Syndrome & Low Vision Aids