Tag: amd

Hope for Blindness Cure with Laser Breakthrough

Posted on: Jul 13, 2009

Millions of people could have their eyesight saved thanks to ground-breaking laser treatment that has the potential to eradicate the most common cause of blindness. One of Britain’s leading eye experts has developed a technique to reverse the disabling effects of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which leaves many older people unable to read, drive or […]

Read This Article

Oily fish ‘can halt eye disease’

Posted on: Jun 11, 2009

People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) should eat oily fish at least twice a week to keep their eye disease at bay, say scientists. Omega-3 fatty acids found in abundance in fish like mackerel and salmon appear to slow or even halt the progress of both early and late stage disease. The researchers base their […]

Read This Article