Medical therapy

    For dry senile maculopathy, cure is based upon slowing down an additional retinal degeneration with specific precautions and nutritive helpers (scientific data suggest a diminished retinal deterioration).

    • Use sunglasses able to cut wavelenghts that are less than 500nm, that is a part of the visible blue and all ultraviolet radiations (A and B).
    • Avoid situations that could promote retinal bleeding, like smoking, rubbing the eyes and anticoagulants or ematic fluidizers (if truly necessary, use the minimum dosage).
    • Vitamin supplements: vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, zinc.
    • Foods with antioxidants, carotenoids and polyunsaturated fat acids like cabbage, carrots, all green vegetables..

    Not to take in case of:

    • Kidney stones (high vitamin C dosage can precipitate stones)
    • Diabetes (vitamin E and selenium can increase infections and vitamin C in high dosage could interfere with glycemia dosage)
    • Gout, arteriosclerosis (vitamin C can interfere with concentrations of uric acid and cholesterol dosages)
    • Scheduled test to look for blood in urine or feces (could result in a false positive)
    • Coagulation anomalies (vitamin E could alter vitamin K, increasing anticoagulants effects)
    • Anemia