Sunlight Exposure, Lack of Antioxidants Increase Macular Degeneration Risk

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RESEARCH
EYE -- Protection
SUNSHINE
SOLAR radiation -- Physiological effect
ANTIOXIDANTS
RETINAL degeneration

Abstract:The article reports on the findings of a study concerning the benefits of protecting the eyes from sunlight and consuming high levels of antioxidants in reducing the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration. It cites how the study was conducted by British researchers. Estimated lifetime exposure to sunlight and measured blood antioxidant levels were evaluated.

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