To slow down the progression of Macular Degeneration, you should give up smoking if you smoke a lot. It is good to eat plenty of dark, leafy greens to prevent AMD. Exercise regularly and keep a healthy body. Always wear sunglasses outdoors to block UV rays which may damage our eyes.
Have eye exam regular to detect the early sign of Macular Degeneration. High blood pressure and sugar can also accelerate the macular degeneration, so it is necessary to Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control.
A balanced, vision-beneficial diet should include some helpful nutrients, e.g. vitamins, minerals, healthy proteins, omega-3 fatty acids and lutein. In detail, antioxidants including vitamins A, C and E can prevent the oxidation effect in the eye, preventing age-related eye diseases. Dark green or brightly colored fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants and lutein can be found in leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, sweet corn, peas and broccoli. Carrots and squash contain plentiful vitamin A.