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The long-term implications of Dry Macular Degeneration

Updated: May 25, 2020

Macular degeneration does not have to be devastating.


Most people fear the diagnosis of macular degeneration. They think it automatically means blindness.

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with macular degeneration? Living with macular degeneration does not mean you will go blind.

West Sussex is one of the most elderly populations in the Europe and the UK. More of us are living longer due to advances in lifestyle and health care. Scientists and clinicians have been working on a cure for macular degeneration for decades. We have excellent treatment which can stabilise vision but still no definite cure as yet. Despite this there are many ways to slow the progression of macular degeneration. These include healthy diet, and vitamins. Visual aids can help with lower vision and being certified as visually impaired can help with daily life.


Healthy Diet

Stop-light vegetables


Vitamins

Vitamins A, C, E, Lutein, Xeazanthin


Visual Aids

Digital

Tablet

Magnifier


Certification

Partial visual impairment

Severe visual impairment

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