Queen's University Belfast - Success in sight

July 2, 2009

A dietary supplement that can slow the loss of sight among older people has been developed by a team at Queen's University Belfast. The antioxidant helps sufferers of age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of sight loss in the Western world. A five-year study found that nutritional supplements including vitamins C and E and zinc may help to check the disease.

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