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VIDEO: Common imaging device shown to accurately measure macular pigment

May 6, 2016

SEATTLE – Researchers have used dual wavelength autofluorescence to measure macular pigment with new software in the Heidelberg Spectralis.

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – digital screens, retinal damage

April 13, 2016
Last week’s blog addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, with topics including age-related macular degeneration…
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Genetic factors, vitamin C intake influence cataract progression

March 24, 2016
Researchers reported the progression of nuclear cataract over a 10-year period is influenced by genetic factors, with a heritability of 35% in addition to vitamin C and…
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ZeaVision enhances online resources

February 26, 2016
ATLANTA – ZeaVision introduced its expanded and redesigned Eye Care Support Program Portal now available on its website.ZeaVision President Chris Barber said in a…
In the Journals

Eyeglass-mounted camera aids people with low vision

May 23, 2016
Patients with low vision who used a miniature camera with optical character-recognition technology mounted on their…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Clear lens extraction after laser peripheral iridotomy significantly reduces IOP

May 24, 2016
Clear lens extraction not only reduced IOP, but also caused angle widening and reduced the requirement for ocular…
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South Carolina legislators override veto of Eye Care Consumer Protection Law

May 20, 2016
In South Carolina, legislators overrode an executive veto by Gov. Nikki Haley for S. 1016, the Eye Care Consumer…
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VIDEO: Common imaging device shown to accurately measure macular pigment

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers have used dual wavelength autofluorescence to measure macular pigment with new software in the Heidelberg Spectralis…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – digital screens, retinal damage

April 13, 2016
Last week’s blog addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, with topics including age-related…

In the Journals

Genetic factors, vitamin C intake influence cataract progression

March 24, 2016
Researchers reported the progression of nuclear cataract over a 10-year period is influenced by genetic factors, with a heritability of 35% in…

Meeting News Coverage

ZeaVision enhances online resources

February 26, 2016
ATLANTA – ZeaVision introduced its expanded and redesigned Eye Care Support Program Portal now available on its website.ZeaVision President…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Intake of green, leafy vegetables associated with lower POAG risk

January 25, 2016
Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green, leafy vegetables was associated with a 20% to 30% lower primary open-angle glaucoma risk, particularly…

BLOG: Build your practice with digital eye strain

January 18, 2016
Does your practice need a boost? Do you feel like you are working harder for less? Are you feeling the pressure of the alternative channels patients…

BLOG: Should we prescribe blue-filtering IOLs?

December 2, 2015
I recently came across an interesting study by Nagai and colleagues looking at implantation of blue-filtering IOLs and the development of age-related…

BLOG: Carotenoid supplements may benefit those at risk for Alzheimer’s

November 5, 2015
I came across an interesting story in the New York Times the other day, seemingly unrelated to the topic of this blog, blue light. The story…

Conference highlights expanding benefits of carotenoids

Primary Care Optometry News, September 2015
David W. Nelson, OD, MBA
The Macular Carotenoid Conference, held in Cambridge, England, hosted research presentations that focused primarily on the carotenoids found in the…

Nutritional designed to help athletes see better

May 21, 2015
ZeaVision announced the launch of EyePromise Vizual Edge Chewable, a once-daily tablet intended to help athletes see better so they can react faster…

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