MYTH: You'll know right away if you have AMD.
MYTH: AMD leads to total blindness.
MYTH: Eating carrots will improve your vision.
How Nutrients Do Help Eye Health
MYTH: Many young people get AMD.
MYTH: Everyone with wet AMD will eventually go blind.
MYTH: Dry ADM is easier to treat than the wet form.
MYTH: Reading in dim light will damage your eyes.
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Juvenile Macular Degeneration: American Academy of Ophthalmologists. (2015). What Is Juvenile Macular Degeneration? (2019). "What Is Juvenile Macular Dystrophy?" aao.org/eye-health/diseases/juvenile-macular-degeneration
AREDS study: National Eye Institute. (2019). "Age-Related Eye Disease Study." nei.nih.gov/research/clinical-trials/age-related-eye-disease-study-areds