Macular Degeneration Foundation

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Reduce the risk
Reduce the Risk

You can't change your genes or your age but you may reduce the risk of macular degeneration or slow down the progression of the disease by making positive diet and lifestyle changes.

Please Note: Any changes in diet or lifestyle should be undertaken in consultation with your doctor.

The Amsler grid is an easy, at-home, self monitoring tool to check for possible symptoms or sudden changes in vision. It should be used daily but does not replace having a regular eye test and macula check with an optometrist or ophthalmologist.

For a FREE Amsler grid, call the Foundation on 1800 111 709 or click here to order online.