Vitamins E, C no help against vision disorder

Reuters Health News, 05/04/2012

Taking vitamins E and C may do nothing to protect aging eyes from macular degeneration –– the leading cause of vision loss in older adults, a new clinical trial finds. Researchers had been hoping the vitamins, both antioxidants, could shield against the tissue erosion that occurs in macular degeneration. The condition involves damage to the center of the retina, which makes it hard to see fine details.

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