Saturday, May 31, 2014
Researchers Make Connection between AMD and High Blood Pressure
"There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older, according to a study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology," reports Medical News Today. "AMD - the deterioration of the eye's macula, which is responsible for the ability to see fine details clearly - affects an estimated 11 million people in the United States." Read more.