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Nutrition and the Eye by Frank Eperjesi, Hannah Bartlett

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Nutrition and the Eye
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Publisher: MDPI AG
Number of pages: 237

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This volume includes eleven independent contributions that focus on the mechanisms and use of nutrition and supplementation in the prevention and slowing of congenital and acquired eye disease. This topic is becoming increasingly important because of the ageing population in developed countries and because, for the most common blinding eye disease, dry age-related macular degeneration, prevention is important as there is no cure.

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