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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 […]

What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

What You Need to know about Macular Degeneration

[sgmb id=”1″] According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, Macular Degeneration is an incurable eye disease caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina (the inside back layer of the eye that records the images we see and sends them through the […]

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 […]

Eye Health: Finding a Cure for Blindness

Eye Health: Finding a Cure for Blindness

Photo by Soroush Karimi on Unsplash According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people around the world are estimated to be visually impaired in some way. Of these, 39 million are blind and 246 million have serious vision issues. Losing a portion of your […]