As a result, even those who have made the switch to vaping are not out of the sight loss danger zone.
What are the main symptoms?
The mains signs of age-related macular degeneration include sight loss in the middle of the eye, or vision which is blurred or distorted.
Other symptoms include seeing straight lines as wavy or crooked, objects looking smaller than usual, colours seeming less bright than they used to, and hallucinations, says the NHS.
The condition itself is not painful, and can be detected during a routine eye test.