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Macular Degeneration and Heavy Metals

According to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, the incidence of macular degeneration in Australia for people over the age of 50 is 1 in 7. The disease is sometimes knows as ‘age related macular degeneration’ (AMD) because the incidence has been found to increase with age.


What Is Macular Degeneration?

Macular Degeneration is a condition that affects the macula part of the retina of the eye resulting in a disturbance to central vision. Although the exact etiology of the disease is unknown, it is believed that deterioration of the retina leads to a breakdown in the transmission of signals to … Read the rest