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Can macular degeneration (MD) be prevented?

Macular degeneration (MD) cannot be prevented, but there are lifestyle changes that can help to reduce the risk. These include quitting smoking, wearing sunglasses to avoid excessive exposure to sunlight and eating a healthy, low-glycemic diet with plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits, fish and nuts.

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Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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