Macular degeneration prevention

Expert/s: Dr Adrian Hunt

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In this episode:

  • Recognition that there’s a range of modifiable risk factors – focus on smoking and diet
  • Macular changes and family history can influence the patient, hence they can be directed to use preventative vitamin mineral supplementation early
  • Above 40-50 years old should be examined at least once
  • Above 50 years old should check every couple of years

 

Guests: Dr Adrian Hunt, Specialist Ophthalmologist

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 31 mins

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Last Updated: 5 Jun, 2023

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