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Weight and vision correlation

Recent research has shown the importance of a good diet in reducing the risk of macular degeneration. Pigmented vegetables such as spinach, kale and broccoli contain nutrients such as lutein and Zeaxanthin which are essential in any diet. But new research according to Australian nutritionist Dr Rosemary Stanton shows reducing waist size can reduce acute macular degeneration between 39 to 59%.

Smoking and macular degeneration

According to the latest research papers there is a approximately a 47% increased risk of smokers developing early onset macular degeneration. Using the retinal camera at the practice allows David to see the direct results of smoking on the eyes and can develop a plan for your health.

 

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