Dietary and Lifestyle Factors Reducing Risk of Age-related Eye Disease

Title: Dietary and Lifestyle Factors Reducing the Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease

Principal Investigator: Amy Millen, PhD

Funding Agency: NIH / National Eye Institute

: 09/01/07 - 08/31/10

Abstract: This project studied associations between vitamin D and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS), an ancillary study of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI-OS). Additionally, this grant investigated associations between dietary patterns and both AMD and nuclear cataract in CAREDS.