Macula Degeneration

Benefits of Lutein

…carotenoid that is abundant in fruits and vegetables (especially dark, leafy green ones) and egg yolks, and it is highly concentrated in the macula of the eye, with smaller amounts found in the retina, lens, and optic nerve. Together with other high-potency antioxidants, lutein helps block…

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Three Steps to Preserve Your Vision Health

…some of the harmful UV radiation that enters the eyes. These nutrients also increase the thickness of the macula, the area in the retina involved in central vision that thins or degenerates as we age. Now it’s your turn: What are you doing to help protect your vision health? You may also be…

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6 Ways to Prevent Loss of Vision

Nearly 30 million Americans have cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy and/or macular degeneration, all of which can lead to permanent loss of vision. Although these conditions crop up with increasing frequency as we age, they are by no means normal or inevitable. You can, in fact, preserve your vision…

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