Cruickshanks et al find boomers have better eye health than previous generations

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"Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging" - US News & World Report. 11/16/2017

New research by Karen Cruickshanks and colleagues shows that baby boomers have a lower incidence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) than did the previous two generations. They speculate that lower rates of heart disease among boomers – long tied to poorer eye health – may be one reason for the decline in AMD.


Karen J. Cruickshanks

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