INFOGRAPHIC: Age-related blindness on the rise in Asia

Age-related blindness on the rise in AsiaAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is not only a cause for concern in the west. Recent studies have shown that the prevalence of AMD has been steadily increasing in areas across Asia.

As the second most common cause of blindness worldwide screening for AMD is an essential part of preventing sight loss. The MPS II macular pigment screener offers a fast and accurate test in just 90 seconds. If you or your patients are found to have low macular pigment levels you can look at changes in diet and lifestyle and supplementation to help reduce the risk of the disease developing.

See the infographic below to find out how AMD is affecting eye health in Eastern and Southeastern Asia.

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