Update on modifiable risk factors for age-related macular degeneration

Evaluating the risk of AMD amongst construction workers in Ireland.

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The current study was designed to evaluate risk for AMD amongst construction workers in Ireland. We hypothesised that construction workers are, uniquely, at increased risk of developing AMD in later life, as they are exposed to many of the known risk factors for AMD in a way that is not true for their office-based counterparts.

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