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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Cataract surgery and the 10-year incidence of age-related maculopathy: The blue mountains eye study.
DeMets, "The beaver dam eye study: the relation of age-related maculopathy to smoking," American Journal of Epidemiology, vol.
Macular carotenoid levels of normal subjects and age-related maculopathy patients in a Japanese population.
Mitchell, "Dietary fatty acids and the 5-year incidence of age-related maculopathy," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Age-related maculopathy and the impact of blue light hazard.
Relation of statin use to the 5-year incidence and progression of age-related maculopathy. Arch Ophthalmol 2003; 121: 1151-5.
Korobelnik et al., "Dietary omega-3 fatty acids and the risk for age-related maculopathy: the alienor study," Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol.
Gorin, "C2 and CFB genes in Age-related maculopathy and joint action with CFH and LOC387715 genes," PLoS ONE, vol.
(11.) Vingerling JR, Dielemans I, Hofman A, et al: The Prevalence of age-related maculopathy in the Rotterdam Study.
"The five-year incidence and progression of age-related maculopathy: The Beaver Dam study." Ophthalmology 1997; 104:7-21, Table 5.
The company's Zanthin astaxanthin was used as a part of the CARMIS (Carotenoids and Antioxidants in Age-Related Maculopathy Italian Study), which showed the role of carotenoids including astaxanthin in improving central vision health.
Age-related maculopathy is the leading cause of vision loss among adults in developed countries, and its prevalence is expected to double over the next decade (Congdon et al., 2004; Friedman et al., 2004).
The low frequency of age-related maculopathy in populations of African origin has been confirmed in other studies as well as in our previous reports (64-67).
Their consumption has been found to be beneficial in preventing or alleviating a broad range of ailments, including asthma, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, hypertension, migraine headaches, certain cancers, age-related maculopathy (ARM) and some kidney diseases.