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Study shows nutrition improves sports performance

October 13, 2014
We all realize that in order to perform at our peak abilities, we need to be nourished properly. The “Twinkie defense” isn’t going to fly in this instance. 

Feeding our cells the right balance and quality of nutrients is important in all aspects of our lives. This is especially important when one is expected to perform at his or her maximum abilities.

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Lutein, zeaxanthin improves reaction time

October 13, 2014
Researchers have found that supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin improved visual processing speed and visual motor behavior.To assess the effects of the…

PCON adds 2 new blogs to Healio

October 10, 2014
In the past week, Primary Care Optometry News has welcomed two new bloggers to Healio: Gary L. Morgan, OD, and Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD.Morgan and Gonzalez…

The mesozeaxanthin debate

September 30, 2014
Since I’m just back from 4 long days in Las Vegas at Vision Expo West, I thought it would be appropriate to report on some of my observations. Yes, the typical…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Study shows nutrition improves sports performance

October 13, 2014
Feeding our cells the right balance and quality of nutrients is important in all aspects of our lives. This is especially important when one is…
In the Journals

Lutein, zeaxanthin improves reaction time

October 13, 2014
Researchers have found that supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin improved visual processing speed and visual motor behavior.To assess the…

PCON adds 2 new blogs to Healio

October 10, 2014
In the past week, Primary Care Optometry News has welcomed two new bloggers to Healio: Gary L. Morgan, OD, and Agustin L. Gonzalez…

The mesozeaxanthin debate

September 30, 2014
Since I’m just back from 4 long days in Las Vegas at Vision Expo West, I thought it would be appropriate to report on some of my observations…

VisiVite upgrades dry eye nutritional

September 17, 2014
Vitamin Science Inc. announced in a press release the availability of the eye health supplement, Dry Eye Relief TG-1000.According to Paul Krawitz…
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Traditional randomized clinical trials not suitable for nutritionals

Primary Care Optometry News, October 2014
“Randomized clinical trials are very good for testing drugs, but when we’re talking about individual foods or dietary patterns, the way…
In the Journals

Anti-VEGF plus omega-3 decreases vitreal VEGF-A in AMD patients

August 27, 2014
The combination of omega-3 supplements and anti-VEGF treatment lowered vitreous vascular endothelial growth factor A levels in patients with wet…

Astaxanthin and the eye

August 21, 2014
Even while on vacation (visiting my son in Kauai), I try to get caught up on some educational reading. I just happened along an article on the…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Glaucoma patients have lower reading ability, engagement

August 19, 2014
Patients with glaucoma read less and have a lesser reading ability, according to a study recently published in Investigative Ophthalmology &

Alphaeon acquires nutrition company PRN

August 1, 2014
Alphaeon Corp. announced it has acquired Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals in a transaction worth up to $55 million.Physician Recommended…
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