Dietary carotenoids, vitamins A, C, and E, and advanced age-related macular degeneration. Eye Disease Case-Control Study Group.

@article{Seddon1994DietaryCV,
  title={Dietary carotenoids, vitamins A, C, and E, and advanced age-related macular degeneration. Eye Disease Case-Control Study Group.},
  author={Johanna M. Seddon and Umed Ajani and Robert D. Sperduto and R. B. Hiller and Norman Paul Blair and Thomas C. Burton and Marilyn D Farber and Evangelos S. Gragoudas and Julia A. Haller and David T. Miller},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1994},
  volume={272 18},
  pages={1413-20}
}
OBJECTIVE--To evaluate the relationships between dietary intake of carotenoids and vitamins A, C, and E and the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible blindness among adults. DESIGN--The multicenter Eye Disease Case-Control Study. SETTING--Five ophthalmology centers in the United States. PATIENTS--A total of 356 case subjects who were diagnosed with the advanced stage of AMD within 1 year prior to their enrollment, aged 55 to 80 years, and… CONTINUE READING
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