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Vitamins Help Prevent Vision Loss From AMD -- If Used Correctly
Published Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:01 am

ScienceDaily (Jun. 6, 2008) A study of individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), based at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, found that nearly 40 percent of those likely to benefit from specific vitamin/mineral supplements were either not taking the supplements or not using the recommended dosage. The study also showed that some patients used high-dose supplements even in the absence of evidence that these would be effective for their levels of AMD or other eye conditions.

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