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 ]
Treatment costs for a patient with early-stage glaucoma are about $2,000 less than those of a patient diagnosed with a later stage of the disease.
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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 ]
Because the resource use and direct cost of glaucoma treatment and management increases as the disease severity worsens– from an average $623 per early-stage patient to $2,511 per late-stage patient–… [ Get More Details ]
Treatment of patients with advanced dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) implants resulted in stabilization of visual acuity. A sub-group analysis found that 100% of patients… [ Get More Details ]