Age-related retinal disease, comprising age-related maculopathy and age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and visual disability in aging Western societies, but there are ongoing clinical trials aimed at prevention and treatment. As primary eye-care providers, we can advise patients on diet and lifestyle factors that may reduce the risk of developing AMD and keep them informed about treatments that may preserve their vision.
Stuart P. Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO
Company: Review of Optometry
Expire Date: 05/31/2005
CE Credits: 2
CE Format: Online text/photos