Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month
There are a few treatment options available to reduce the symptoms and slow the progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
However, there is no cure for it. The best way to fight it is to prevent it.
How do you reduce the risk of having AMD?
Your healthy habits can help save you from low vision and blindness – see below the first important steps:
- Eat a diet with plenty of green
- Include omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish, nuts, and plant oils, in your daily diet
- Exercise regularly, maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- Wear sunglasses and a hat to protect yourself from harmful UVA and UVB rays
GCT is experienced in conducting ophthalmology studies, having helped many of our partners with the development of innovative drugs for patients struggling with AMD.
Contact us if you want to find out more about the GCT ophthalmology experience.
Updated: February 12, 2021