9 Proven Facts You Should Know About Macular Degeneration

1. Treatment

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There are no current treatment options available for early macular degeneration, so instead most health care professionals focus on early preventative procedures. These may include quitting smoking, eating more fruits, vegetables, and fish, exercising regularly, and getting proper sleep at night. Research shows that taking a supplement with a combination of zinc, copper, vitamins C and E, lutein and zeaxanthin can reduce the risk of late macular degeneration by twenty-five percent.

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