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Amsler GRid question

Dear Doctor
I have a problem with the Amsler Grid having missing bits. I told my retina specialist but he could see no problems with my mucular. He had me do an OCT and then said he didn't know what caused my problems with the Amsler Grid but not to worry.
Well, I am worried since everything I read on the interent about missing bits and the Amsler Grid suggest Macular Degeneration.
He said I do not have that.
I am 39, do not smoke, eat pretty healithy and take supplements. What is is chance my doctor was wrong (I did see another doctor and he didn't find anything wrong either but he was just doing a check-up).
How reliable is the Amsler grid compared with OCT and central vision Field Test? The last two, no significant problems.
Thank YOu
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233488 tn?1310693103
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please do not post twice the same question.

JCH III MD
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Thank You for your quicky reply. I thought maybe the blind spots were too small for the other tests to detect. My doctor told me i didn't need to come back for a year. He didn't seem to worried by my problem with the Amsler Grid. If my mucular is OK, what else might cause such a thing with central vision? He said my optic nerves looked ok, though there was "moderate cupping".
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sorry. just saw that i had posted twice. problem wiht my computer.
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