“Vitamin E can be found in sunflower seeds, avocado and sundried tomatoes
“Lutein and zeaxanthin is found mainly in green leafy vegetables such as kale and spinach but also in corn, durum wheat and egg yolk.”
She added: “’The second benefit is that a good healthy diet can reduce the risk of conditions such as diabetes which can also cause sight loss.”
What to do if you think you have AMD
“Most people with AMD can see well enough to get around and in early AMD you might not notice any symptoms at all so it is important you see your optometrist regularly even if you don’t feel there is a problem,” Ms Voon MCOptom said.