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Macular Degeneration Supplement?

Was looking for some feedback on the Supplement VPMAX-9

  1. Can you give us more detail about this product like where it was offered and for what conditions? I did research on various eye vitamins for macular degeneration and this one is not familiar. Was the recommended AREDS-2 formula used? Last question - Did a retina specialist recommend it to you? We might be able to help you if you provide additional information. Linda Hoopes, Advocate

    1. Good evening. The best thing that I can suggest is to Google VPMAX-9. It is only available from Golden After 50. I read about it on Facebook. There was a lot said about it there. I had to listen to a video. According to the video it is guaranteed to improve on your macular degeneration. It is just another supplement but I was interested in trying it. I am at the point now where I will try anything. I would say that I will have to turn in my drivers licence soon. I don't even want to think about that. I was just hoping to get in touch with someone who is taking it just to see what results they are having. Anyway that is my situation. So please stay in touch and if you hear of anyone who is taking it to let me know Thanks Gus

  2. I saw this on facebook. It is available only from Golden age fifty. There is a vbbery lengthy article writh by the People that are selling it. It sounded very positive but naturally they would praise its gloryI have to be honest I don.t trust those kinds of write ups....That is why I am trying to find someoner who might be taling it and could give me some feedback as to what results if any they might be having. I am taking Vitalux and MacuHealth. They kept me dry for years but 2 years ago it turned wet and there has been a steady decline in my sight. So I am desperate to find some help because it looks like soon I will have to turn in my drivers licence

    1. I can understand your concern and the fear of losing your drivers license. Have you shared your concerns with your retinal specialist? I have asked my doctor about various supplements that I was interested in taking in addition to the Areds2 formula that he recommended. He was open to me trying them as long as they didn’t interact with other medications. Has your macular degeneration advanced to wet? Best wishes, Sharon Moore Advocate

  3. Hi there! Thanks for asking this question in our community. It's very common to see different supplements or even cures out on the internet. Our advocates have written some articles about these topics that you may find useful: https://maculardegeneration.net/caregiver/fake-cures, https://maculardegeneration.net/living/treatments-cures, https://maculardegeneration.net/living/avoiding-fake-cures. As Linda mentioned, and if you haven't done so already, I definitely recommend contacting your eye specialist and asking them if they've heard about this supplement before. The typical supplement that patients take for preserving eyehealth are AREDS / AREDS2. You can find more information on those here: https://maculardegeneration.net/areds-vs-areds2. Please keep us posted on what you find out and if we can help you with anything else! Wishing you all the best, Abby (Team Member).

    1. Thanls for getting back to me. In have had macular for over 10 years but it was dry and didn't present any problems. Since it got wet there has been a very slow ly getting worse. Hopefully I can find a solution before I haver to turn in my drivers licence... Once again thanks for getting back to me

    2. I absolutely understand how you want to prevent any further progression! Another thing to consult your eye specialist about could be eye injections as well if you haven't done so already. Please know that you are not alone in experiencing these things and we are here to support you through your macular degeneration journey! Warm regards, Abby (Team Member).

  4. Although good eye vitamins are important and something we can do that MAY keep MD from progressing by up to 25% (my ophthalmologist comment to me), they cannot CURE macular degeneration. If that were true, none of us would be on this site because almost all of us take eye vitamins. The claims of a cure - often vitamins that are way overpriced - made on the internet and Facebook appeal to our vulnerability & fear of losing our site. I’m sure if there was a cure, at least one of the multiple Retina Specialist we go to would know about it. I have a neighbor who pays a monthly fee for supplements that’s supposed to “cure” or improve her AMD. She has seen no improvement but keeps paying because she doesn’t want to give up hope. That makes me angry and sad to see her being taken advantage of for so long. It’s unconscionable. PLEASE DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH - BE YOUR OWN ADVOCATE & DON’T FALL FOR MARKETING HYPE. An excellent place to get the straight facts is right here on www.maculardegeneration.net. We are not selling anything, certainly not false hope! Linda Hoopes, Advocate

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