A reader got great results taking saffron for age-related macular degeneration, along with AREDS vitamins. A few studies support its efficacy.
Taking a formula with AREDS vitamins and eating foods full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals can help keep macular degeneration from deterioriating.
Tradition credits bilberries with vision-preserving power. Despite a lack of clinical trials, some readers report that bilberry extract helped.
Some scientific studies back up a reader's claim that saffron supplements can help keep macular degeneration from running rampant.
Supplements don't seem to prevent macular degeneration, but they may slow its progression in certain individuals.
A long-term study shows that rates of AMD have dropped dramatically with each generation during the twentieth century.
Age-related macular degeneration is a major cause of vision loss among older adults, but both drugs used to treat wet macular degeneration preserve vision.
In women with a specific genetic marker, a low vitamin D level boosted the likelihood of developing macular degeneration during a three year study.
A randomized controlled trial found that a specific multi-vitamin and mineral supplement could slow moderate or advanced macular degeneration.
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An observational study shows that regular aspirin users have a greater risk of developing macular degeneration that could result in blindness.