AREDS-2 Managing Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration and Dietary Supplements    AREDS-2 Managing Macular Degeneration The National Eye Institute’s Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that people with AMD who take certain vitamins and minerals can slow the disease’s progression. Those antioxidants include vitamins A and E, beta carotene, lutein, zinc and copper; they are…

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The Ageing Retina – An Introduction to Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration affects the central vision. People with Macular Degeneration Don’t GO COMPLETY BLIND the side vision normally remains. .   Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the centre of the visual field because of damage to the retina It…

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Wet Macular Degeneration Here is a more Scientific detailed Explanation of ARM Treatments for wet AMD The proliferation of abnormal blood vessels in the retina is stimulated by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF).Anti-angiogenesis or anti-VEGF agents can cause regression of the abnormal blood vessels and improve vision when injected directly…

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