Dietary antioxidants and age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study.

@article{Smith1999DietaryAA,
  title={Dietary antioxidants and age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study.},
  author={Wayne Smith and Paul Mitchell and Karen S. Webb and Stephen R. Leeder},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 4},
  pages={761-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess associations between the stages of age-related maculopathy (ARM) and dietary intake of carotene, vitamin C, retinol, and zinc. DESIGN Cross-sectional, population-based study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 3654 subjects 49 years of age and older from a defined area, west of Sydney, Australia, participated. A total of 2900 participants (79.4%) completed accurate food records. INTERVENTION Masked grading of stereoscopic macular photographs, detailed interviewer-administered… CONTINUE READING