Age-related macular degeneration or Drusen might lead to vision loss. Hence, there are certain primary precautions or solutions that can help reduce the risk of this quite easily, because, nothing concrete has been discovered that can be used for the medicated treatment of Drusen. Many opticians in Mauritius are of the opinion that consuming proper food, supplements and vitamins can help avoid Drusen to a large extent.
Proper diet for reducing risk of Drusen –
- Many observational studies have explored the association between diet, nutrient intake, and AMD.
- Taking vitamin E or beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin supplements will not prevent the onset of AMD in people who do not have signs of the condition. This can also apply in case of multivitamins. However, these supplements reduce the risk of progression of the condition.
- Vitamin E, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and zinc are examples of antioxidant vitamins commonly found in vitamin supplements.