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Related to macular: macular degeneration, Macular edema, Macular hole, Macular pucker, Macular sparing

mac·u·lar

, maculate (mak'yū-lăr, -lāt),
1. Relating to or marked by macules.
2. Denoting the central retina, especially the macula retinae.

macular

See macule.

macular

Dermatology
adjective Referring to a spot (e.g., a macule).

Ophthalmology
adjective Referring to the macula.

macular

adjective Related to
1. A macule.
2. The macula.

mac·u·lar

, maculate (mak'yū-lăr, -lāt)
1. Relating to or marked by macules.
2. Denoting the central retina, especially the macula retinae.
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Developed in partnership with Aston University, the tool aims to be a one-stop-shop of information on the latest research and evidence concerning nutrition and macular disease.
Study authors cautioned that the analysis of nine previously published studies is based on few clinical trials and is not strong enough to lead to a recommendation of routine consumption of omega-3 rich foods for macular degeneration prevention.
Last year, a team led by Columbia University researcher Rando Allikmets reported that certain forms of a gene for a protein called factor H can increase a person's risk of age-related macular degeneration.
A transient macular rash is often seen on day 1 to day 2 of illness.
Macular degeneration often is called age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, because the greatest risk factor for the disease is advanced age.
If you have advanced macular degeneration, take a mixture of vitamin C (500 mg), vitamin E (400 IU), and beta-carotene (25,000 IU), as well as zinc (80 mg) and copper (2 mg), either as part of your daily multi or in a separate supplement.
Medical experts say they are not sure what causes macular degeneration, although risk factors seem to include high alcohol consumption, a poor diet, sun damage, smoking and heart disease or high blood pressure.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Juvenile Macular Degeneration (Stargardt Disease) - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.
As the UK's only specialist organisation for macular disease, we represent the half a million people who are estimated to be affected by it.
The Association honors its commitment to prioritizing patient education by aligning itself with experts in the macular field, investigating retina-related scientific breakthroughs, and disseminating new scientific advances to macular patients across the world.