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Macular degeneration, polymorphic

Macular degeneration, polymorphic: Introduction

Macular degeneration, polymorphic: An inherited vision disorder which affects both eyes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Macular degeneration, polymorphic is available below.

Symptoms of Macular degeneration, polymorphic

Treatments for Macular degeneration, polymorphic

  • There is currently no medical or surgical treatment found to effectively treat this condition
  • Factors that are suggested to aid with prevention or delay disease progression in the early stages include:
    • Consuming adequate amounts of antioxidants such as Vitamins A, C and E, Zinc and lutein
    • Consuming adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids
    • Avoidance of smoking
  • more treatments...»

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Macular degeneration, polymorphic is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Macular degeneration, polymorphic, or a subtype of Macular degeneration, polymorphic, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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