Cognitive tests that rely on vision-dependent tasks may skew results for up to 25% of adults over 50 with undiagnosed visual problems such as AMD and cataracts. This may lead to a misdiagnosis of mild cognitive impairment in older adults.
Fluoxetine, the antidepressant commonly known as Prozac, may be beneficial for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Researchers found Prozac significantly slowed the rate at which people over 50 developed AMD.
Treatment with Humanin G reduced protein levels of inflammation markers that become elevated in age-related macular degeneration.
The AREDS2 dietary supplement that substitutes antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin for beta-carotene reduces the risk of age-related macular degeneration progression, a new study reveals.
A new study could help explain why our peripheral vision is so poor.
Age-related macular degeneration and lupus share a common contributor to inflammation. The findings could help researchers develop new treatments for those conditions, and other conditions associated with inflammation.
Researchers use nanotechnology to create a light sensitive film that could form the basis for a prosthetic retina.