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...]

Daily Aspirin Increases Risk of Macular Degeneration

New research has shown seniors taking a daily dose of aspirin are twice as likely to develop late stage macular degeneration than people who don't take the drug. While aspirin does not directly … [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...]

Twins Shed Light on Macular Degeneration

Previous research has shown macular degeneration is influenced by environmental and genetic factors.  Until recently, it was difficult to determine how much of an impact both factors had on the … [Read more...]

Decrease Your Risk for Macular Degeneration

According to a newly published study, the risk of macular degeneration is lowered through the consumption of fish and shellfish.  Research at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, … [Read more...]