We hope you have not been diagnosed with macular disease. But perhaps your optometrist has advised that you might be at risk?
A healthy lifestyle is an important part of looking after your eyes. There are lots of things you can do to maintain good eye health. The video below explains more.
Here, we suggest changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle to look after your eyes and stay healthy.
Diet is important because certain nutrients protect the body against substances called “oxidants”. Many of the vitamins and minerals found in a healthy diet are called antioxidants.
Protecting your eyes
Bright light may be uncomfortable for many people with macular conditions. It is important to protect your eyes from glare as well as ultraviolet light.
Finding out you may lose your central vision and adapting to changes in your sight can be extremely difficult.