For the first time there is something you can do to slow down macular degeneration which can lead to blindness. The Archives of Ophthalmology published a study reporting you should take the following vitamins and minerals.1.Vitamin E - 400 IU, 2. Vitamin C - 500 mg, 3. Beta Carotene - 15 mg, 4. Zinc - 80 mg, 5. Copper - 2 mg.This is a real breakthrough in treatment for this debilitating disease.