Table 7 Risk factors for AMD [12]

From: Action on neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD): recommendations for management and service provision in the UK hospital eye service

▪ Older age
▪ Presence of AMD in the other eye
▪ Family history of AMD
▪ Smoking
▪ Hypertension
▪ BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2
▪ Diet low in omega 3 and 6, vitamins, carotenoid and minerals
▪ Diet high in fat
▪ Lack of exercise
  1. See ref. [12]. NICE © 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights
  2. AMD age-related macular degeneration, BMI body mass index