Vision Health

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see” ~ Edgar Degas

Useful sites with information about age-related macular degeneration

National Eye Institute fact sheet on AMD

www.nei.nih.gov/health/maculardegen/armd_facts.asp

Research to Prevent Blindness AMD fact sheet

www.rpbusa.org/rpb/eye_info/amd/

USDA list of foods rich in lutein and zeaxanthin

www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR20/nutrlist/sr20x338.pdf

How to eat a balanced diet (for your eyes and the rest of you) 

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/10/11/magazine/20091011-foodrules

 

The Lakkaraju Lab participates in outreach events on vision health and AMD:

Mini medical school Your vision in finer focus

Talks about glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and retinal detachments.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab Eyeing cells to understand age-related macular degeneration (Videos available here and here)

Lions Club 

Age-related macular degeneration: How genes and lifestyle choices affect our vision

Insight into age-related macular degeneration

Women’s Health Initiative

Seeing clearly – exploring age-related macular degeneration

 

 

 

 

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