Neovascular age-related macular degeneration and its relationship to antioxidant intake.

@article{Snellen2002NeovascularAM,
  title={Neovascular age-related macular degeneration and its relationship to antioxidant intake.},
  author={E L M Snellen and Adrianus M. Verbeek and G W P Van Den Hoogen and Johannes R. M. Cruysberg and Carel B. Hoyng},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={368-71}
}
PURPOSE Experimental and epidemiological studies suggest that low antioxidant intake may be associated with the occurrence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS We investigated this hypothesis further with a case-control study involving 72 case and 66 control patients attending the Ophthalmology Department of the University Hospital in Nijmegen. Data were collected by interview on antioxidant intake (i.e. in fruit and vegetables), cigarette smoking, sunlight exposure… CONTINUE READING