AMD Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

May 2012
Review of Optometry;5/15/2012, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the findings of a study published in the April 24, 2012 online version of the journal "Stroke" that showed that about 50% of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are more likely to have an increased risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.


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