Macular Degeneration Topic Guide
Macular Degeneration: Macular degeneration is a disorder that includes a variety of eye diseases that affect your central vision. Symptoms of macular degeneration include blurred central vision, inability to see in dim light, distorted vision, and blind spots. Treatment may include vitamin supplements, laser treatment, exercise, smoking cessation, and anti-VEGF medications (for wet AMD).
Obesity More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight, including at least one in five children. Nearly one-third are obese. Obesity is on the rise in our society because food is abundant and physical activity is optional. The safest way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. Treatment may also include medications, surgery, and behavior modification.
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