Is a form of rare, genetic eye disorder that causes loss of vision. Macular dystrophy affects the retina in the back of a person's eye. More specifically, it leads to damage of cells in an area in a person's retina called the, 'macula.' The macula is responsible for central vision.
Macular dystrophy is a rare genetic eye disorder that causes vision loss. Macular dystrophy affects the back of your eye, or retina. It leads to cell damage in an area called the macula, which controls how you see what's out in front of you. When it happens, you have trouble seeing straight ahead.