Twitter Chat: NEI Chat on Age-Related Macular Degeneration and the AREDS/AREDS2 Results


Event Description

Did you know that in the United States, advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness? This month the National Eye Institute (NEI) is hosting a Twitter Chat to discuss the two multi-year studies they have conducted to determine whether certain nutritional supplements are useful for AMD. These Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) have led to new insights into how patients can slow macular degeneration from reaching its late stage. Join NEI Deputy Clinical Director Dr. Emily Chew and NCCAM program officer Dr. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)