Your eyesight isn’t something you want to take for granted. As we grow older, we face the possibility of being diagnosed with Age-Related Macular Degeneration, which is a leading cause of vision loss in people 50 and older. February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month and Bausch + Lomb partnered with Prevent Blindness® to help others preserve their sight.
My mother began developing macular degeneration in her eighties, so now it’s always on my mind.
How to Reduce Your Risk of AMD:
- Avoid smoking
- Eat a healthy diet that includes green leafy vegetables and fish
- Exercise regularly
- Maintain normal blood pressure and cholesterol
Often, people with early AMD do not experience any symptoms, so it’s important to get a dilated eye exam every year.
Get more information about age-related macular degeneration
Disclaimer: I have received information about the #WhyEyeFight campaign and compensation from Bausch + Lomb. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post.
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