Age Related Macular Degeneration

Home    Background    What is AMD    What happens to vision    Test your vision
   Research    Reduce risk    Links    Contact 
Background information
AMD Alliance Int.
The American Optometric Association
RNIB The Macular Disease Society
ARMD pathology & treatment
Your Eye Guide (eye health and care advice)
American Health Assistance Foundation
Research Information
Macular Degeneration News
Ocular Research Nutrition Studies
BiOptic Driving Organisation

BBC NEWS - Spinach is good for you

NEW - MuMac rapid dark adaptometer - Rapida

Measuring the health of the retina is a vital task in assessing risk for AMD. Researchers at Manchester University, recently funded by the NHS and in association with MuMac Ltd, a new (2017) Manchester University spin-out company have developed a completely new method.  This is already patented by the University and promises to revolutionise early detection of AMD risk..

MuMac 'unique' eye tech. could improve 1000s of lives    

Elderly population's eye health to improve following launch of University of Manchester spin-out MuMac.

Macular Pigment Screener

Elektron Technology Ophthalmic Instruments
    and their macular disease information
   Macular-disease information
   AMD video
Elektron Technology Macular Pigment Screener (MPS II) (UK)
QuantifEYE® (USA)

Developed by researchers at Manchester University and manufactured by Elektron Technology in the UK is now widely available throughout the world.

The American company ZeaVision, LLC, has introduced a proprietary program for Eye Care Professionals that can quickly and easily assess risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

Lutein Supplement Suppliers (UK)

Macushield    (available from Boots)
Thea  (Nutrof Total®)
Natures Best

Health Aid

and in the USA (where Zeaxanthin in higher amounts is an approved supplement)

EyePromise (by Zeavision)

EyePromise Restore   (Zeavisions new product)

(containing more real Zeaxanthin than any other manufacturer's eye care product)

 Zeaxanthin Facts (USA)