Causes of Age-related Macular Degeneration
Even though there is no known exact cause for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), its origins are considered multi-factorial and the following factors may place you at a higher risk:
- Family history of Macular Degeneration
- Low macular pigment density
- High cholesterol
- Sun exposure
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle will help you with a great deal of health issues, including reducing your risk of developing macular degeneration.