What is the Evidence for Free Radical Effect on AMD and Cataracts?

A recent review in Opthalmic Research discusses the epidemiological evidence for the effect of free radicals on the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts. Interest in this area stems from the “free radical theory” of aging, which purports that age-related diseases are due to the accumulated degenerative effects of free radicals over a lifetime.

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