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Study: Lutein supplementation did not increase MPOD in CSC patients

October 31, 2014

Lutein supplementation helped to maintain levels of macular pigment optical density in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy, according to a study recently published inInvestigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.

Sawa and colleagues conducted a double-masked, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the effects of lutein supplementation in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC).

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Better diet quality benefits vision, study finds

October 30, 2014
Adherence to dietary guidelines was associated with a lowered long-term risk of visual impairments in a study recently published in the American Journal of

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 expected to perform at…
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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…
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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.

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Study: Lutein supplementation did not increase MPOD in CSC patients

October 31, 2014
Lutein supplementation helped to maintain levels of macular pigment optical density in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy, according to a…
In the Journals

Better diet quality benefits vision, study finds

October 30, 2014
Adherence to dietary guidelines was associated with a lowered long-term risk of visual impairments in a study recently published in…

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…
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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…
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