Age Related Macular Degeneration
What is Macular Degeneration
What happens to Vision
Test your Vision
How to Reduce Risks
This site aims at raising the awareness of this devastating disease for the older person.
Work currently being undertaken in the Faculty of Life Science, at the University of Manchester in the UK, in conjunction with Elektron technology UK to develop techniques for earlier detection of signs of AMD and easier tests for measuring macular pigment, indicates examples of the progress being made in this direction.
earlier it is diagnosed - the sooner you can take
action to slow progress down. Normally there
is slow progression to more serious levels but
modifying lifestyles and diet can significantly slow