Smoking Linked to Macular Degeneration

Individuals who smoke are at a greater risk to develop age-related macular degeneration according to a new study conducted by the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Macular degeneration or … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Risk Model Predicts Risk

Researchers have developed risk assessment model to help predict the development of age-related macular degeneration. In a report published in the Archives of Ophthalmology researchers have … [Read more...]

Vision Test May Detect Macular Degeneration

A vision test has been developed that may detect macular degeneration before any symptoms of the eye disease develop. Researchers at Australia’s Queensland University of Technology have developed a … [Read more...]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Prevent Macular Degeneration

Omega-3 fatty acids may hold the key in protecting the eye against macular degeneration. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), macular degeneration causes damage to the … [Read more...]

Lesions that Cause Macular Degeneration May Be Preventable

People who suffer from macular degeneration may benefit from early treatment for the eye disease according to a study published by researchers at Ladspitali University Hospital and the University of … [Read more...]