Macular Degeneration - Treatment

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What treatment has been effective for your macular degeneration?
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Published: September 09

I had 4 injections, 1,500 each which has done nothing for my macular degeneration. Afterwards I was told by the doctor that it works only 3 in 1000 people!.

Published: September 13

I am a 75 year old woman. I was diagnosed 3 months ago with ARMD in one eye. Blurred vision, but still able to see pretty well. Seldom even need reading glasses. The eye doctor showed me a photograph of the damage, which was obvious. I could eat green leafy vegetables, but the disease is progressive and not curable. I did not necessarily believe him, but went home to do immediate computer research. I read info and began taking Preserve Max Forte supplements (2 morning, 2 night) because they seemed to make sense. Up until 5 days ago, I saw no obvious changes, but in this past week, there is no question that the MD eye is less blurry. I can read small street signs now with that eye alone which I couldn't do a month ago. I also routinely take Omega 3 supplements and Red Yeast Rice for cholesterol, and have read that Omega 3 may be useful for MD..