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Nicholas


05/16/2012

Are macular degeneration more common in women than men?

It is said that women have a higher risk of getting macular degeneration than men. Is that true?
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  • b0ys_r_gay

    05/16/2012

    It is said that some forms of macular degeneration may be more common in women. However, the most important risk factors that will cause macular degeneration are age, smoking, race, and family history.
  • Robert ja

    05/16/2012

    People over 50s are likely to have Macular degeneration. Some studies have suggested that some forms of macular degeneration may be more common in women, but other factors such as age, smoking, race, and family history are more important to affect macular degeneration.
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