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Can walking help keep my eyes healthy?

Walking is a quick path to a more youthful body. But more youthful eyesight?

Seems so. People who hit the walking trail at least three times a week are less likely than exercise slackers to develop wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that can smudge out central vision.

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In the U.S., AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in people over age 60. Wet AMD is an advanced form of the disease. But you don't have to go down to wet AMD without a fight. If you're over 65, simply walking more can help your peepers steer clear of the condition.

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