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  1. photo 5 Tips to Avoid Vision Problems As You Age5 Tips to Avoid Vision Problems As You AgeArticle
    . Macular degeneration, when the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail becomes damaged, is another age-related eye disease. As is glaucoma, when pressure is put on the optic nerveRead more
  2. photo Research shows bananas effective way to naturally improve eye healthResearch shows bananas effective way to naturally improve eye healthNews
    , the study noted that fruits helped combat an eye disease even more severe than age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) that leads to blindness, neovascular ARMD. Neovascular means that new blood vesselsRead more
  3. photo Sunlight and Low Antioxidant-Levels Tied to Eye DeclineSunlight and Low Antioxidant-Levels Tied to Eye DeclineArticle
    A new study in the Archives of Ophthalmology suggests LACK of antioxidants and too much sunlight might INCREASE the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Researchers foundRead more
  4. photo How to Improve Eyesight: 5 Common Foods to Eat for Eye HealthHow to Improve Eyesight: 5 Common Foods to Eat for Eye HealthArticle
    spinach contains more than 20 milligrams of lutein and zeaxanthin, which protect the eyes against macular degeneration and cataracts. 2. Oranges One cup of orange juice contains 124 milligrams of vitaminRead more
  5. photo Age-related <b>macular</b> <b>degeneration</b> is often followed by depression, method found that cuts risk in halfAge-related macular degeneration is often followed by depression, method found that cuts risk in halfNews
    Clinical depression is often linked with those suffering from macular degeneration, since loss of vision leads to a withdrawing from the activities once enjoyed. (1) In fact, 25 percent of peopleRead more
  6. photo Eye Benefits of Omega-3-Fatty AcidsEye Benefits of Omega-3-Fatty AcidsArticle
    , researchers concluded that omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of senile macular degeneration by 68%. This type of degeneration is the number one cause of irreversible vision loss among the elderly. OmegaRead more
  7. photo Prevent Vision Loss And Eye Diseases With This Drink!Prevent Vision Loss And Eye Diseases With This Drink!Treatment
    Our vision is vital to a healthy, independent and fulfilling life. However, more and more people are experiencing various problems, including eye cataracts, macular degeneration and diabeticRead more
  8. photo 7 Foods to Eat For Healthy Eyes7 Foods to Eat For Healthy EyesArticle
    cataracts and macular degeneration. Kale and most other dark leafy greens (which like avocados, also contain a high dose of lutein), are a rich source of zeaxanthin—an antioxidant that can protect againstRead more
  9. photo Eating more of these 5 foods can help improve your eye healthEating more of these 5 foods can help improve your eye healthNews
    foods for tackling degenerative vision.1. Egg YolksAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for people over 65 years old; however, eating egg yolks can help slowRead more
  10. photo 5 Tips to Improve Your Eyesight5 Tips to Improve Your EyesightArticle
      From macular degeneration to the blur that comes after staring at a computer screen, eye health is no joke. Our peepers have a tendency to degrade with age, and guess what? It’s up to youRead more

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Macular degeneration

Disease

Macular degeneration, often age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition that usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the macula) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in "dry" and "wet" forms. It is a major cause of blindness and visual impairment in older adults (>50 years), afflicting 30-50 million people...More