Aspirin and AMD

  • December 19, 2012

    Aspirin and AMD

    by Dan Roberts Updated 12/19/12 This is an attempt to shed some light on the issue of aspirin and macular degeneration. In the spring of 2005, a large study introduced some interesting new information about aspirin. The study was done using 39,876 women over a 10-year period in order to clarify the suspected differences between […]

  • A Summary of Risk Factors for AMD

  • November 6, 2008

    A Summary of Risk Factors for AMD

    by Wendy Strouse Watt, O.D. October 2003 (Updated November 2008) Research has revealed new risk factors in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Called epidemiological studies, they show correlations of the disease with obesity and consumption of certain dietary fats. These discoveries are being added to the list of more commonly-known risk factors, including […]