Vitamin D to care for your eyes

vitamind_sourcesDid you know that Vitamin D protects your eyes from eye conditions like macular degeneration and blindness? Vitamin D has been well known for preventing bone deformities, but recently it has been revealed to be effective in eye care too.

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Food for eye keeps vision perfect

gi_0_0_robinmiller2007201Chefs including host of the Food Network's Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller and author of "Robin Rescues Dinner" have submitted delicious recipes that everyone will love and that are good for your eyes, in a recent meet organised by EyeCare America. Checkout whether your food is healthy for your eyes.

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Age-related macular degeneration linked to poor cognitive function

low-cognitive-functionWASHINGTON - Older adults with low cognitive function are more likely to have the early stages of age-related macular degeneration, a new study has found.

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Old age eye sight can be improve and restore in a painless simple way: Claims Australian researchers

After crossing forty most of us who never had to pay any attention for eyes started experiencing different eye problems.

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Macular Health vitamin supplement is a new hope for AMD patients: Study confirms

Very recently retina specialists at at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham have released the result of second phase of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (MERG) study of  age-related macular degeneration patients who were placed on supplemental vitamins, minerals and carotenoids - a combination also known as Macular Health.

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Dry Age Related Macular Degenetation (AMD) drug shows positive result in phase 2 trial

NT-501, the lead product candidate of Neurotech Pharmaceutisals, inc., have successfully slowed down the loss of vision in a Phase 2 clinical trial, in patients suffering from macular degeneration along with geographic atrophy(GA). GA is a condition that destroys sharp central vision and causes serious vision loss to one or both eyes.

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Cataract Surgery accelerates Macular Degeneration : True or False

The answer could be both. Up to some time ago, it was thought to be true. But recent findings echoes a completely different answer.

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Take fish oil to avoid vision loss risk in old age

University of Melbourne researchers have found omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil significantly decreases the risk of vision loss in old age. Omega-3 fatty acids, is found mostly in oily fish.The fatty acids are known to be important in the structure of the retina, and lead researcher Elaine Chong suggested that a low omega-3 intake might lead to breakdown of the macula.

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Year long eye care program for AMD awareness

In order to circulate awareness about the age-related Macular Degeneration, the EyeCare America has started year-round program to promote annual eye exams for people 65 and older.The program promotes various activities like raising awareness of AMD, providing the latest information about treatment options and low vision services, offering free AMD educational materials.

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Anatomy and physiology both responsible for age related eye disease

With our growing age, eye problems generally increase. Both physical and mental situations are responsible for it. Various changes alter the capacity of our eyes to receive images and transmit them to the retina, resulting in gradual vision loss.

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