Lutein aids Memory in Elderly Adults

Lutein, a key ingredient found in VisiVite supplements that supports macular health, crosses the “blood-brain barrier” and benefits memory in older adults. In a 2017 study of adults aged 25-45, older participants with higher levels of lutein in their diets had the same cognitive responses as younger volunteers when completing a task that tested their […]

What Causes Dry Eye Symptoms?

Irritated, burning and red eyes are the hallmarks of dry eye syndrome. But why do dry eye symptoms occur? The normal lubricating layer of moisture in the eye is called the tear film. Far from being a simple saltwater coating of salt water, the tear film is actually a complex slurry of different compounds: Salt […]

What the Doctor is Doing – Issue 1

Sometimes it’s nice to hear from the doctor himself about what he’s doing for his own overall health and eye health. After all, does he practice what he preaches?

Which is it? Calcium does or doesn’t increase macular degeneration risk?

A previous study pointed to high daily calcium dosage being linked to increased risk of macular degeneration, a potentially blinding condition of the eye. But a new National Institutes of Health study states that calcium supplementation is not a risk. So who are we to believe? It’s an important issue, because more than 40% of […]

Trouble seeing in Dark Tunnels

One month ago, a 52 year-old woman came into my office with the sole complaint that she struggled to see at night. Her vision measured 20/20, and she had no cataracts or retinal disease that might explain her symptoms.   So I tested her “dark adaptation.” I’ve been doing this for years on patients, and […]

Supplements, Resveratrol, and The Goddess of Longevity

The hidden gem in VisiVite’s nutritional portfolio is Reziva trans-resveratrol. The name, Reziva comes from Ziva, the Slavic goddess of longevity. If you’ve never heard of resveratrol before, it’s the key molecule in red wine that is believed to give the French long life and slim weight. Most resveratrol that is commercially available is extracted […]

Super Lutein 444 Formula awarded U.S. Trademark

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted official Trademark status for SUPER LUTEIN 444 FORMULA®, VisiVite’s convenient and unique supplement for eye health. VisiVite Super Lutein 444 Formula is a highly purified extract of nature’s marigold flowers PROVIDING A WHOPPING 44 MG LUTEIN AND 4 MG ZEAXANTHIN in just 1 vegetarian capsule per […]

Potent Antioxidants for Eye Health

For your family members without macular degeneration who want the most powerful nutritional support for vision and eye health, there is no better eye vitamin than VisiVite Balanced Ocular Support. Select Premium Ingredients provide Advanced Nutritional Support for crisp, clear vision in Healthy Eyes. Vegetarian Capsules. Especially beneficial for people with family histories of eye […]

Steroid injections into the Eye best for Macular Edema

The Periocular and Intravitreal Corticosteroids for Uveitic Macular Edema(POINT) Trial was just published by National Institutes of Health. For patients with CME from uveitis, injections into the eye worked better than injections on the outside surface of the eye 46% reduction with Ozurdex (dexamethasone) implant in vitreous 39% reduction with triamcinolone acetonide (Triesence) in vitreous […]

VisiVite awarded U.S. trademark for QUENCH® for dry eye

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted official trademark status for QUENCH®, VisiVite’s convenient and unique supplement for the support of dry eye. Now in convenient two-per-day medium small softgels, VisiVite Quench® TG-1000 provides essential, natural nutrients for all day relief from eye discomfort due to dry eye symptoms. VisiVite Quench® TG-1000 is […]