To reduce your risk of AMD
It can double your risk of AMD.
According to recent studies, eating a Mediterraneanstyle diet rich in fish, nuts and olive oil diet may lower your chances of developing AMD. Physical activity also lowers risk – a study of 41,000 individuals showed those who did physical activity had a 40 per cent lower risk of AMD than sedentary people.
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Lutein and zeaxanthin are powerful antioxidants that help to defend the macular region of the eye.
Between eye tests, look at a special grid of lines, called an Amsler grid, to catch AMD early. Periodically look at it with each eye separately. Do you see the four corners? Is there distortion of any squares?