Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) also simply called macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older. AMD is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for straight-ahead activities such as reading, sewing, and driving. AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. If you feel you are suffering from early stages of macular degeneration Whitson Vision might be able to help. Call us directly for an eye appointment for proper diagnosis. Some eye vitamins have legitimate data indicating that regular usage can prevent the development of the more severe stages of this disease.