Influence of macular pigment and melanin on incident early AMD in a white population


The protective effect of macular pigment (MP) and melanin against age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is still controversial from cross-sectional studies. In an attempt to clarify this issue, we performed a population-based longitudinal study. MP optical density (MPOD) and melanin optical density (MOD) data were collected during the second follow-up… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00417-006-0478-0

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