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Medical Reference Related to Macular Degeneration

  1. Zinc for Vision

    Zinc helps create a pigment called melanin, which protects the eye, and studies show this nutrient may help slow age-related macular degeneration.

  2. Cornea Transplant

    WebMD explains how and why a cornea transplant is performed and what to expect.

  3. Eyeglasses That Do the Job

    Know how to pick the right eyeglasses for your lifestyle and vision problems.

  4. Xanthelasma

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of xanthelasma, yellow patches filled with cholesterol that appear on the inside of your eyelids.

  5. Eye Health and Cataract Surgery

    When they eyes' lenses become cloudy, cataract removal is usually prescribed. WebMD explains how cataract surgery is performed.

  6. Eye Health and Color Blindness

    WebMD explains color blindness, a condition in which a person -- males, primarily -- cannot distinguish colors.

  7. Eye Health and Retinal Detachment

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of retinal detachment, a very serious eye condition that occurs when the retina pulls away from its supporting tissues.

  8. Halos and Glare

    WebMD explains vision problems that may cause us to see halos and glare.

  9. A Visit to the Eye Doctor

    WebMD explains what a routine eye exam entails, including vision tests that may be performed.

  10. Astigmatism and Your Eyes

    Astigmatism is a common eye condition which is easily corrected. WebMD explains.

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