Dry Macular Degeneration Treatment
AREDS Eye Vitamins
dry macular degeneration treatmentother than cessation of smoking and a healthy diet of green leafy vegetables and fruits supplemented by zinc and anti-oxidant vitamins.
Dry Macular Degenerationis slowly, and most people with this condition can able to live relatively normal especially if only one eye is affected.
AREDSfound that taking a high-dose formulation of antioxidants, zinc and other nutritional supplements can significantly reduces the risk of advanced dry and wet AMD by slowing the progression of AMD from the intermediate stage to the severe advanced stage .
The specific daily doses of antioxidants and zinc used in this
AREDS eye vitaminsformula are:
1- 500 milligrams of vitamin C.
2- 400 International Units (IU) of vitamin E.
3- 15 milligrams of beta-carotene (often labeled as equivalent to 25,000 International Units of vitamin A). This component shouldn't be taken by smokers because it can increase the risk for lung carcinoma on people who smoke.
4- 80 milligrams of zinc as zinc oxide.
AREDS formulationwhich containing zinc to prevent copper deficiency anemia which is caused by high levels of zinc intake.
dry macular degeneration treatmentand it will not restore vision already lost from the disease.
People are at high risk for developing advanced AMD if they have either:
1. Intermediate AMD in one or both eyes.
2. Advanced AMD (dry or wet) in one eye but not the other eye.
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