Scientists recently released the results from the second Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2). In 2001, researchers based at the National Eye Institute conducted the first AREDS study which found a formula (the AREDS formula) that can reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Five years later, the same group began a study called AREDS2 to determine if they could improve the original AREDS formula by adding omega-3 fatty acids as well as antioxidants. Now, the results are in! Read this article from the National Eye Institute to find out the results:
This study is a huge stepping stone on the path to finding a cure for macular degeneration.