Between 2008 and 2009, the number of Americans age 65-74 who reported trouble seeing (even with glasses or contacts) decreased from 14.3% to 10.3%. The number of Americans age 75… [ Get More Details ]
Of the 8 million older Americans at high risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), 1.3 million will develop advanced AMD within 5 years. However, the NEI-sponsored Age-Related Eye… [ Get More Details ]
Screening and treatment for eye disease in all type 2 diabetes patients would result in an estimated net savings of over $472.1 million– in 1994 dollars.
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A study on the impact of diet on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) found that those who took the highest amounts of carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, had a 43%… [ Get More Details ]
AMD risk reduction through diet
A recent study indicated that 20% of AMD cases in the AREDS study would have been eliminated if the participants consumed diets with a dGI (dietary glycemic index) below the… [ Get More Details ]