I went for my usual eye test at the opticians last December and was told I had Age Related Macular Degeneration. I am 63. I was told it was the dry type & that all I needed to do was monitor it weekly with the Amsler grid as there is no treatment for the dry version but to contact them immediately if it worsened as this was usually a sign of it turning into the wet version. He also told me about the Areds 2 tests. & said it might be worth considering supplements due to my not eating dark green veggies. I went out & bought Lutigold extra from Holland & Barratts on their recommendation. I have been taking this daily since but have just been reading various articles on this site & wonder if I'm doing the right thing. I don't know if it was an ophthalmologist or an optometrist who tested my eyes & I didn't run the tablets past my GP. Can you give me advise on this please.
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