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Lutein and Zeaxanthin

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Nutritional balancing act: More isn’t always better

Lutein is known to reduce AMD risk, but too much can have consequences.

November 10, 2016

New study calls attention to importance of carotenoids

Research shows lutein and zeaxanthin may improve risk of most advanced form of age-related macular degeneration.

October 21, 2015

Lutein, zeaxanthin reaffirmed over beta-carotene in AREDS2

Staple ingredients of the AREDS formulation deemed safe in follow-on study.

May 4, 2022

Blue light nemesis: Green veggies’ carotenoids

Study suggests lutein, zeaxanthin protective against high-energy wavelengths.

July 13, 2017

A healthy eyes recipe

Research shows that adding certain nutrients to patients’ daily diets can help preserve their vision. But not all nutrients are created equal. What is considered the pièce de résistance of eye-friendly nutrients? Counsel patients on what to eat to reduce the risk of vision loss risk and prevent chronic conditions.

January 20, 2020

Eating for your eyes

"You eat with your eyes first," sums up all we need to know about Americans’ diet: luscious over nutritious. A table talk over patients’ nutrition should be what the doctor of optometry orders.

November 18, 2019

Genetically predisposed? Patients want to know AMD risk, make changes

Early warning prompted test subjects to make behavior, lifestyle changes

April 12, 2018

The many benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Research has linked its benefits to reducing the risks for developing AMD, as well as other chronic disease.

May 4, 2020

Sorry, chocoholics, dark chocolate doesn’t improve eyesight

Contrary to popular headlines, dark chocolate doesn’t seem to increase visual acuity, contrast sensitivity or retinal perfusion as compared with milk chocolate, a new study finds.

October 17, 2019

Mediterranean diet reduces risk for AMD

Popular diet—rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fish, nuts, lean meat and whole grains—not only does your heart good, but also your eyes.

July 6, 2018