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The role of the carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, in protecting against age-related macular degeneration: A review based on controversial evidence

Maneli Mozaffarieh, Stefan Sacu and Andreas Wedrich*

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Department of Ophthalmology, University of Vienna, Austria

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Nutrition Journal 2003, 2:20  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-2-20

Published: 11 December 2003

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Summary of major epidemiological studies suggesting or contradicting a beneficial role of the carotenoids or other antioxidants in altering the pathogenesis of macular degeneration.

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Summary of major clinical studies suggesting or contradicting a beneficial role of the carotenoids or other antioxidants in altering the pathogenesis of macular degeneration.

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