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AMD Macular Degeneration

Currently there is no cure for macular degeneration, but some AMD treatments may delay its progression or even improve vision. There are no FDA-approved treatments for dry AMD, although nutritional intervention may be valuable in preventing its progression to the more advanced, wet form. In particular, a diet high
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Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

The most common cause of amblyopia is strabismus, which is misalignment of the eyes. To avoid double vision caused by strabismus, the visual part of the brain suppresses visual information provided by one eye, causing that eye to be amblyopic.
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Eye Allergies

Eye Allergies Eye allergies are overreactions of the body's immune system when certain substances come in contact with the eyes of sensitive individuals. These allergy-causing substances (called allergens) can include dust, pollen, mold and animal dander. Certain ingredients in cosmetics and eye drops also can cause eye allergies in some individuals. Eye allergy signs and…
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