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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a prevalent disease leading to blindness and involves the loss of a person's central field of vision.Our findings indicate that thyroid disease is associated with higher AMD risk.

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Thyroid disease prevention strategies may have a significant effect on the prevention of AMD and warrant further evaluation.

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Thyroid disease is associated with higher age-related macular degeneration risk

Tingjuan Xu

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This page is a summary of: Thyroid disease is associated with higher age-related macular degeneration risk: results from a meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies, Ophthalmic Research, February 2021, Karger Publishers, DOI: 10.1159/000515273.
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