Lifestyle practices can reduce risk of developing early age-related macular degeneration or AMD

According to a recent study, modifying lifestyle (healthy eating, physical activity and not smoking) might reduce risk for early AMD as much as 3-fold, helping lower the risk for advanced AMD in a person’s lifetime.*


* Your should consult your doctor for any lifestyle or diet changes.


Julie A. Mares, et al.,   “Healthy Lifestyles Related to Subsequent Prevalence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.”  Arch Ophthalmol, December 2010; doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2010.314.