macular degeneration

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eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision

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The early stage of AMD is also known as age-related maculopathy (ARM) and is characterised by the presence of drusen and/or focal pigmentary changes.
Which of the following about colour vision in Age-Related Maculopathy is TRUE?
Influence of age-related maculopathy on visual functioning and health-related quality of life.
Eamonn O'Connell of the Department of Ophthalmology at Waterford Regional Hospital in Ireland notes, "Evidence continues to accumulate that oxidative stress is important in age-related maculopathy [equivalent to age-related macular degeneration] and that appropriate antioxidants of dietary origin may protect against this condition.
Contribution of vision variables to mobility in age-related maculopathy patients.
Macular pigment (MP) is composed of the two dietary carotenoids lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z), and is believed to protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM).
Basal linear deposit and large drusen are specific for early age-related maculopathy.
PURPOSE: To assess the associations of plasma lutein and zeaxanthin and other carotenoids with the risk of age-related maculopathy (ARM) and cataract in the population-based Pathologies Oculaires Lies a l'Age (POLA) Study.
7, (34) thin central corneal thickness (CCT),45 presence of age-related maculopathy (AMD),10 presence of pseudoexfoliation, (46) high myopia (47)) associated with glaucoma are well known, and in cases of moderate-to-advanced glaucoma, the diagnosis is usually straightforward.