Innovative eye surgery that may help sufferers from dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of poor eyesight and sometimes blindness in people over 55 in the UK is reported in the Daily Mail. The technique, known as IOL VIP - Intra-Ocular Lenses for Visually Impaired People - is at present only available privately, i.e. is not available on the NHS.
Eating spinach helps to prevent age-related macular degeneration. It can even repair some damage to the macula that has already occurred! - The nutrient involved is lutein. This nutrient is also contained in kiwifruits, leeks, peas, eggs, broccoli, etc. You can find them easily by using a search engine. Details are on this BBC webpage