Macular Degeneration Worsens with Obesity

A new study releaed at the Royal Institute of the Bling (RNIB) supports other studies that show macular degeneration can worsen with obesity. Statistics indicate that approximately 30 percent of … [Read more...]

Eating Fruit Lowers Risk of Macular Degeneration

Eye diseases such as macular degeneration can be avoided in some cases by lowering the risk associated with the disease.  Eating fruit can lower the risk associated with macular degeneration. A … [Read more...]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Macular Degeneration

Some researchers have focused on reducing the risk associated with macular degeneration.  Recent studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids have been linked to the prevention of macular … [Read more...]

Age Related Macular Degeneration: The Amsler Grid Test

The Amsler Grid Test is a diagnostic test that is used by doctors and eye care professionals to detect problems resulting from damage to the macula (the central part of the retina) or the optic … [Read more...]

Cell’s ‘Power Plant” Raises Macular Degeneration Risk

Researchers have shown that the genetic variation in the DNA of mitochondria, the cell's 'power plant' contributes to a persons risk of developing macular degeneration.  The mitochondria are the … [Read more...]