Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Quit Smoking

Smoking is the number one modifiable risk factor for AMD.

Current smokers are 45% more likely to develop early AMD or AMD progression over 15 years compared to people that have never smoked.

On the Road to Quitting:  Guide to becoming a non-smoker

Klein, Further observations on the association between smoking and the long-term incidence and progression of AMD, 115-21.

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