Q: My mother, 63, recently learned she has early signs of age-related
macular degeneration. What can she do to preserve her eyesight? Would certain
nutritional supplements help?
A: Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most common of all
retinal disorders (damage to the eye's retina) and the leading cause of
irreversible vision loss in older adults.
Researchers have identified both hereditary and environmental factors.
Although you can't change your genes, you can help preserve...