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A Central Dip in the Macular Pigment Spatial Profile Is Associated with Age and Smoking

Creator:

Kirby ML, Beatty S, Loane E, Akkali MC, Connolly EE, Stack J, Nolan JM

Subject Keywords: Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease
Catalogue: Systematic Reviews
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

PURPOSE.To investigate the relationship between specific mac-ular pigment (MP) spatial profiles and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).METHODS.The MP spatial profile of 484 healthy subjects wasmeasured with customized heterochromatic flicker photome-try (cHFP) and categorized into one of two profile types:typical exponential or atypical “central dip.” Data on risk fac-tors for AMD were obtained with a general health and lifestylequestionnaire. Dietary and serum concentrations of lutein (L)and zeaxanthin (Z) were also assessed

Date:

01/12/2010

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Kirby ML, Beatty S, Loane E, Akkali MC, Connolly EE, Stack J, Nolan JM. (2010) A Central Dip in the Macular Pigment Spatial Profile Is Associated with Age and Smoking [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1264593 [Accessed: 26th August 2019].

  

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