Lipids and age-related macular degeneration.

  title={Lipids and age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Amar U. Kishan and Bobeck S. Modjtahedi and Elisabeth Nogueira Martins and Sara P. Modjtahedi and Lawrence S. Morse},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={56 3},
Given the considerable public health burden imposed by age-related macular degeneration (AMD), much effort has been directed towards elucidating principles of pathogenesis in order to identify risk factors and develop preventive measures and treatments. Together with epidemiological evidence linking cardiovascular risk factors with AMD risk and basic science work examining the role of lipid metabolism in AMD, numerous human studies have assayed a potential relationship between dietary lipids… CONTINUE READING