Celebrities With Macular Degeneration. Macular degeneration is a disease that affects the macula destroys your ability to have a clear, sharp vision. Macula is the part of your eye that makes you see objects clearly and do things such as read, write, and drive. This condition may be age-related (in which case it goes by the acronym AMD or Age-related Macular Degeneration) and those aged 50 years old and above have a higher risk of developing the disease. Other risk factors include: smoking, race (Caucasians are more likely to have it than other races), and family history.
Exercise, maintaining a normal blood pressure as well as cholesterol level, and eating a healthy diet that consists of leafy vegetables and fish could help you combat the disease.