Home > Eye care > Macular Degeneration Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Mar 05, 2008 by StevenRose, Views: 4284 Dr. Steven Rose and Dr. Michael Rivers, both opthalmologists, discuss macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss. Macular degeneration commonly affects the central vision and if treated early vision can be maintained and improved. Early screeening is critical. Regular visits to a doctor of opthalmology is critical to moniter for the disease.