- Q What treatments are available for macular degeneration?
The treatment options that are available for someone with macular degeneration will depend on the type and severity of his or her disease. Unfortunately, there are not treatments to repair vision damage caused by dry macular degeneration. Some people... Full Answer
- Q What vitamins and minerals help prevent age-related macular degeneration?
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, CardiologyThe Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that the following combination of vitamins and minerals may help protect against advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Copper is added to the mix because high levels of zinc may cause copper... Full Answer
- Q How can I prevent age-related macular degeneration?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineThere's very good news about how smart everyday habits can help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- a disease of the central retina (the macula). There is a genetic link, but it doesn't seal your fate. The following suggestions can... Full Answer