ANY QUESTIONSBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7063.998 (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:998
- Alan C Bird
Are selenium zinc tablets protection against macular degeneration?
The logic of giving zinc for age related macular disease relates to the observation that there are higher levels of zinc in retinal pigment epithelium, although there is little evidence of zinc deficiency at a tissue level. In 1988 a study was undertaken and as a consequence it was concluded that oral zinc had …