Keywords:  retina, amd, degenerate, vision, lutea
Loss of central vision as a result of changes, often related to aging, in the macula (the portion of the retina responsible for sharp, clear vision).
There are several types of macular degeneration, but the fastest growing form is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Although it rarely causes total blindness, age-related macular degeneration robs those affected of their sharp central vision and can dim contrast sensitivity and color perception. It destroys the clear, "straight ahead" central vision.
Recommendation Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)"...104-9] Long-term use of multiple antioxidants plus zinc and copper clearly reduced the risk of developing advanced AMD and the rate of visual acuity loss in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 3,640 older adults (aged 55-80 years)..." Recommendation Zinc"Oral use of zinc has produced improvement in vision..."
Keywords:  armd, see
see ARMD