HOW TO LIVE WITH AGE MACULAR DEGENERATION?

07.08.2020

With age-related macular degeneration, there is no indication for a decrease in the usual visual load; you can continue reading, writing, watching TV as before.

There is currently no scientific data on the influence of computer work on the occurrence and development of macular degeneration.

If, as a result of the disease, the patient’s vision has deteriorated, normal visual work can cause eye fatigue. As a result, uncomfortable sensations in the eye area and headaches may occur. In this case, the patient will need rest and a shorter load.

Due to the fact that smoking is a proven risk factor in the development of AMD, a patient who smokes should give up this bad habit. A balanced diet is an important aspect.

This publication has been prepared with the support of the Presidential Grants Fund.

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