Eye News 2001

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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