Age related macular degeneration and nutrition required to reduce the risks. Nottingham report

October 17th, 2019

Age related macular degeneration (AMD)is a codition were the cells in the central retina reduce in effectivity.  This causes a build up in waste materials at the macula eventually affecting the central zone of your vision.  Dry AMD is a slow progressive age change.  In the early stages no problems will be noticed, but gradually central vision loss will be noticed.  Those at greatest risk of AMD are people over 65, people who smoke and do not have a good diet and people who are odese.  The best way to spot early signs of Age related macula degeneration is have routine sight tests, use an amsler grid regularly to check for central distortion.

The best way to reduce the risk of AMD is don’t smoke, wear sunglasses were necessary, eat more beans and pulses, 2 portions of fish especially oily fish.  Also having a healthy lifestyle with regular physical activity help reduce the risks and also an increase of anti-oxidants particularly dark green vegetables should be consumed daily.

Nutrof  Total  is the best way at supporting the eye health.  This vitamin supplement contains antioxidants, minerals, omega 3, essential fatty acids, macular pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin and resveratrol.  These easy to swallow capules are taken once a day and are suitable for smokers.

Kings Walk Contact Lenses stocks Nutrof Total at its Nottingham city centre practice.  Telephone for advice on 01159474387