What Is Macular Degeneration?

Both age-related and genetic macular degeneration result in blind spots in the center of your vision. It can be detected early with a retinal exam, and can be addressed with lifestyle changes, nutritional supplements and exercise. Yet another reason to come in for regular exams, macular degeneration and associated vision loss is increasing in the U.S. from 1.75 million today to almost 3 million by 2020.