Survey Says…Macular Degeneration Tops List for VisiVite Usage

Of the more than 300 responses in VisiVite Eye Vitamins survey, nearly two-thirds use them because they have a diagnosis of Macular Degeneration, a potentially blinding eye disease more likely to occur as people age. Rounding out the list as reasons people take VisiVite were General Eye Problems, Family History of Eye Problems, Dry Eye […]

VISIVITE SUPPLEMENT SALE – Buy 1 Reziva Resveratrol, Get 1 FREE

CLICK HERE FOR THE BUY 1, GET 1 FREE SALE! VisiVite is retiring its purple bottles, so you save $29.95 on this discount pack! Each Reziva Duo includes 2 bottles: 1 purple bottle and 1 white bottle. No quantity purchase limit. Purple bottle expiration date: January 31, 2019 White bottle expiration date: February 28, 2021 […]

Cataract surgery linked to lower risk of early death

Cataract surgery might have the added benefit of reducing the risk of an early death for older women. Researchers recently reviewed data on over 74,000 women with cataracts including over 41,000 who had cataract surgery. The average of the women in the study was 71 years and the women were a part of the Women’s […]

Exercise may lower glaucoma risk

Researchers recently reviewed survey data within the United States and found that physically active people have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma. Glaucoma affects almost 3 million people in the United States and while there is no cure, early detection will allow for treatments that can help to preserve vision. Researchers at the […]

Mediterranean diet deters Macular Degeneration

More research has boosted the findings that a Mediterranean diet can lower the risk of developing macular degeneration. A Mediterranean diet is high in fish, fruit and grains and low in saturated fat and sweeteners. The most recent study involved over 5,000 people from all over Europe with an average age of 73.2 years. The […]

Ultraviolet light exposure reduces nearsightedness

Researchers recently discovered that greater exposure to Ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation between the ages of 14 and 29 resulted in a lower incidence of myopia (nearsightedness) as an adult. Data was derived from the European Eye Study and involved 3,168 particpants aged 65 years and older. Study participants included those with and those without myopia. Researchers […]

Lutemax 2020 featured in R.B.I. Vision Performance

The results of the first LAMA (Lutein, Vision and Mental Acuity) study showed that the combination of three macular carotenoids – lutein, zeaxanthin, and mesozeaxanthin – may increase the macular pigment ocular density (MPOD) even faster than previous studies had demonstrated. This study showed that in just a period of eight weeks, the MPOD of study […]

Mobile eyewear tech available for low vision

The number of people in the United States that will suffer from low vision conditions is expected to reach almost 5 million within the next 15 years and the condition impacts daily activities and can result in isolation and rob people of their independence. With surgical or medical interventions not usually being a helpful option […]

Do ocular patients favor Universal Health Care?

We sent an email survey to our subscribers about their health insurance, and the answers were surprising. Not unusual for a group of people who are concerned about their vision, over 60% were insured by Medicare. And while 38% had other insurance, approximately 1 in every 70 people had no health insurance whatsoever, despite the mandates of […]

Cataract Awareness during the month of June

Despite being manageable and treatable, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. In the United States alone, more than 24 million American aged 40 and older are affected. On the bright side, cataract surgery has 95% success rate and is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States. The […]