December 2001 Issue
Sight-Saving Supplements for Seniors: Study Says Antioxidants Are Key
Among older people, progression of vision loss from macular degeneration may be delayed by antioxidants and zinc, according to a major new study. In the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS), sponsored by the National Eye Institute, researchers followed 4,757 older people for more than six years. The volunteers were at risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) because of existing physical changes in their eyes.
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