Tag: AMD

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration, AMD, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are 65 years and older. It occurs due to the degeneration of the macula, which is a part of retina responsible for central vision. Characteristic Features Age-related macular degeneration can be classified as dry or wet. The dry AMD [...]

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8 Foods You Should Eat Everyday

8 Foods You Should Eat Everyday

If you are looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle there are many foods that you can eat, and many that you should avoid. But what does ‘healthy lifestyle’ mean? Well to different people, it probably means something different. Everyone has a diverse take on what it means. Some think of it as remaining at a [...]

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Genes Lifestyle Affect Aging Eyes

Genes Lifestyle Affect Aging Eyes

Researchers say that key to Macular Degeneration lies in Genetic and Lifestyle Factors Macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that is the leading reason for sight loss in the United States. Sometimes called age related macular degeneration, it has no cure and is caused when the retina’s condition worsens. However a new report by Johanna [...]

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