This article is concerned specifically with the possible links between smoking and age related macular degeneration (AMD). It reviews the epidemiological and physiological evidence that smoking may be a risk factor for AMD, and describes the possible mechanisms by which smoking might contribute to the development of AMD.
|Number of pages||4|
|Specialist publication||Optometry Today|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Feb 2003|
- age related macular degeneration
- epidemiological evidence
- physiological evidence