macular degeneration

Eye Patient Examination (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans over the age of 60. A new study suggests Vitamin D could protect women from the vision-robbing illness, Dr. Max Gomez reports.


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Study: 8 Out Of 10 Americans Fear Losing Vision

More than eight out of 10 Americans fear losing their vision — more than any other sense, according to a recent Harris survey. Yet, the vast majority of those people don’t take the one simple step that could keep them from losing their eyesight.



Breakthrough Procedure Reverses Vision Loss

For people experiencing vision loss from macular degeneration, there is new hope.

CBS 2–08/03/2010