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  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Your Vision: Study

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?

  • Stem Cells Restore Some Vision in Blind Mice

  • Early Promise for Eye Implant to Fight Macular Degeneration

  • Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors
    But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

  • Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
    1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

  • For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
    Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition
    Animal tests showed fewer injections needed to treat age-related macular degeneration

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some
    The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

  • Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration
    But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    Findings shed light on how people with macular degeneration might learn to adapt more quickly

  • Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked With Vision Loss: Study
    But the risk doesn't outweigh the benefit of aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes, experts say

  • Retinal Device Restores Sight to Blind Mice
    Researchers hope to start human trials next

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight
    System uses combination of implanted cells and technology to send images to the brain

  • Researchers Spot Genes Behind Macular Degeneration
    The eye disease is a major cause of blindness

  • Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes?
    Study found possible association between drug and age-related macular degeneration

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?
    Common risk factors for the eye condition

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Age-Related Eye Disease Declining in U.S.
    Latest figures show macular degeneration affects 6.5% of Americans over 40

  • Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
    Those who regularly eat shellfish, fish less likely to develop macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Newer Therapies for Eye Disorder Not Tied to Heart Problems
    Avastin and Lucentis appeared to be safe in macular degeneration study

  • Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
    Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

  • 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
    Implanted device replaces eye's natural lens

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • In Women, Aspirin Might Ward Off Eye Trouble
    Still, taking it for macular degeneration is not advised, expert says

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
    Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

  • New Treatments Hold Hope for Failing Eyes
    As the U.S. ages, macular degeneration rates are expected to swell

  • Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health
    A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease
    Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

  • Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk
    High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

  • Don't Lose Sight of Vision Care, Group Urges
    February is 'Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month'

  • Lifestyle, Genes Join to Boost Risk for Blindness in Elderly
    Smoking, obesity among modifiable factors linked to age-related macular degeneration

  • Age-Linked Vision Loss May Depend on Genes
    DNA can pinpoint those at highest risk, scientists say

  • Surgery Helps Those With Vision Loss
    Procedure aids people with age-related macular degeneration

  • Dealing With Vision Loss
    Self-management program helps those with age-related macular degeneration

  • Discovery Shines Ray of Hope on Eye Diseases
    Human retinal stem cells grew in eyes of lab animals

  • Latinos Prone to Eye Disease
    Suffer more vision problems than any other ethnic group

  • Vision Loss a Growing Threat for Many Americans
    But experts say proper screening and treatment could save sight as people age

  • Genetic Role Seen in Chief Cause of Blindness
    Mutations tied to age-related macular degeneration