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Why Include a Vision Nutrient, Lutein, in a Multiple Vitamin?

Why Include a Vision Nutrient, Lutein, in a Multiple Vitamin?

Written By Karan R Gregg Aggarwala, MS, PhD Karan R Gregg Aggarwala holds a PhD and a Master’s of Science Degree in Vision Science from the State University of New York College of Optometry. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in nutritional optometry under the guidance […]

One Orange A Day for Healthy Vision

One Orange A Day for Healthy Vision

Photo by Stephanie Studer on Unsplash It turns out, orange juice is more than just America’s favorite morning beverage! According to a study published in  the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers say those who ate at least one orange a day during the study, […]

Staring At A Screen All Day? How To Naturally Protect Your Eyes

Staring At A Screen All Day? How To Naturally Protect Your Eyes

Your eyes are similar to a camera. Like any camera, if your eye becomes damaged, you do not get a clear picture. Exposed to large amounts of stimulation daily, your eyes are able to efficiently process information at the blink of an eye (pun intended!). […]

Lutein Supplements May Improve Recovery from Light & Degradation

Lutein Supplements May Improve Recovery from Light & Degradation

According to data from the Lutein, Vision and Mental Acuity II (LAMA II) study, lutein supplements, lutein and zeaxanthin, may improve recovery from photostress and disability glare. The Study on Lutein Supplements Photostress recovery is “the amount of time the macular requires to return to […]

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Healthy Vision by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Your eyes are similar to a camera. Like a camera, if any part of your eye becomes damaged, you do not get a clear picture. Some of the common risks that affect your vision are your lifetime exposure to sunlight, your age, and smoking. All […]

The Value of Lutein Supplements

The Value of Lutein Supplements

Lutein, a nutrient and antioxidant found in foods such as spinach, kale, collard greens, and egg yolks and extracted from marigolds to make dietary supplements, has been studied as a critical component for maintaining good vision health. A large government study has found that a […]