Nutrition, smoking influence risk of eye-related diseases

06/15/2010 | HealthDay News

A study found that women who eat lots of foods that contain high levels of vitamins and minerals are less likely to develop nuclear cataracts compared with those on a less healthy diet. A second study found that people who use sun-sensitizing medications are more likely to develop cortical cataracts, and a third study found that heavy smoking increases the risk for early-stage age-related macular degeneration.

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