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Eye News: The Number of Americans with Macular Degeneration Decreases 30 Percent

By editor
January 2, 2011

The Number of Americans with Age Related Macular Degeneration has Decreased 30% over 2 Decades (From Archives of Ophthalmology, January 2011.) "The number of Americans with age related macular degeneration (AMD) fell 30 percent in about two decades," according to a study published in the January issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology, "reducing the threat... read more

Eye News: Women With Migraines And Visual Symptoms May Have Higher Stroke Risk

By editor
January 4, 2007

Women With Migraines And Visual Symptoms May Have Higher Stroke Risk (Steven J. Kittner, MD, et al. Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. 2007;38:2438-2445) Women who have migraine headaches with visual symptoms (or aura) may be at increased risk for stroke compared to women who do not have migraines, researchers reported in Stroke: Journal... read more

Eye News: AREDS Results - Supplements Use is Beneficial in Age-related Macular Degeneration

By editor
December 2, 2001

AREDS Results: Beneficial Effects Found with Antioxidant and Zinc Supplements in those at High Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. (From the Age-Related Disease Study Research Group. Arch Ophthal 2001;119:1417-1436.) Overview Macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible severe visual loss in Caucasians age 50 or older in the United States. It has been estimated... read more

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