The dry form of macular degeneration is more common and less severe, although people still suffer visual impairment.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Macular Degeneration
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- Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management
- Minimum When Control Zone Effective
- Mazowieckie Centrum Zdrowia Publicznego (Polish: Warsaw Center for Public Health)
- Moto Club Zone Rouge (French: Motor Club Red Zone)
- Medical College of Zhengzhou (China)
- Air Madagascar (IATA airline code)
- Duration Magnitude (US Geological Survey; used to compute earthquake size based on shake time)
- Machine Dependent
- Machine Direction
- Machinery Damage (insurance)
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The study of female health professionals found a 35 percent to 45 percent lower risk of visually significant age-related macular degeneration during 10 years of follow-up among those who regularly consumed fish.
Last October, the authors of the Age-Related Eye Disease Studies reported that a daily mixture of antioxidants (vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-carotene) plus zinc slowed macular degeneration in people who already had the disease.
From the results, it was determined that she had a type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and she was facing the prospect of losing her sight in the affected eye.
The relationship of dietary lipid intake and age-related macular degeneration in a case-control study: AREDS Report No.