Published in Aging and Elder Health Week, July 11th, 2004
ARM is the leading cause of vision loss among people 65 and older. Because there are no effective treatments for ARM, prevention of this eye disease is important. Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplementation has been found to help protect against ARM. In a recent study, supplementation with high doses of vitamins C and E, beta carotene and zinc delayed the progression of ARM.
Eunyoung Cho, ScD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and colleagues examined the effect of antioxidant vitamins...
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