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5 Important Facts to Know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, affects more than 2 million Americans, mostly individuals over 50 years of age; according to statistics compiled by the National Eye Institute, AMD is one of the leading causes of vision difficulties later in life. … Continue reading

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5 Aspects of a Study Showing How Vitamin C can Help Prevent Cataracts

Cataracts, the world’s leading cause of blindness, may develop more slowly in those individuals who eat a diet rich in vitamin C. This information is based on results of a study conducted by King’s College London and published in March … Continue reading

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9 Nutrients That Play Important Roles in Eye Health

Snacking on carrots, oranges, walnuts and almonds can help Raleigh and Durham area residents do their part to maintain peak eye health. Patients of the Triangle-based Park Ophthalmology sometimes ask Dr. Beth R. Friedland whether multivitamins or specific foods contribute … Continue reading

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