Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) a leading cause vision loss in the world. AMD is an irreversible physical breakdown of the macula (the central portion of the retina), which leads to loss of the sharp, fine-detail, “straight ahead” vision. The macula controls our most acute and detailed vision. There is no accepted “cure” for macular degeneration, but there are treatments, prevention and low vision aids to help with vision loss from macular degeneration. To learn more about these low vision aids call 888-211-6933.