Best foods for your eye health and eyesight

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an irreversible condition that affects a person’s central vision

It takes away people’s ability to drive and other common daily activities.

Treatment for late, neovascular AMD is invasive and expensive, and there is no treatment for geographic atrophy, the other form of late AMD that also causes vision loss.

Therefore, it is very important to catch this condition early and prevent the development of late AMD.

A recent study found that people who ate a diet high in red and processed meat, fried food, refined grains, and high-fat dairy were three times more likely to develop an eye condition that damages the retina and affects a person’s central vision.

This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about the best foods for your eye health and eyesight.

If you care about eye health, please read studies about how to protect your eyes from diabetes, and vitamin B3 may help treat common blinding eye disease.

Disclaimer: Any information on diseases and treatments available in this video is intended for general guidance only and must never be considered a substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with questions you may have regarding your medical condition.