No More Eye Injections for Wet Macular Degeneration?

Genetech has formulated Lucentis’ active ingredient into a refillable eye implant that delivers the medication continuously into the eyes of wet macular degeneration patients. Known as the Port Delivery System, the implantable drug has shown promising results in the second phase of clinical studies. The Port Delivery System is slightly bigger than a grain of […]

Eat an orange a day to keep the AMD away

Oranges are the latest fruit to win accolades for their potential health benefits. The latest study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research were examining the effect flavonoids had on age-related macular degeneration (AMD). More than 2,000 Australian adults aged 50 and over were interviewed […]

Why are VisiVite Eye Vitamins So Popular?

Trust in the company, plus a wide Choice in Eye Formulas, Natural Ingredients, and Automatic Delivery make VisiVite popular among doctors and customers. See the results of the three survey questions below. Of the more than 300 responses in VisiVite Eye Vitamins survey, two-thirds use one of VisiVIte’s four AREDS 2 formulas, with VisiVite AREDS […]

Survey Says…Trust is #1 Reason People Buy VisiVite

Of the more than 300 responses in a recent survey, “Trust in Company” was the most important reason that customers buy VisiVite Eye Vitamins for their eye health. The rest of the list would make any supplement manufacturer so proud they would blush: Wide Choice in Eye Formulas, Natural Ingredients, Vegetarian, GMO-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, […]

Survey Says…AREDS 2 Eye Vitamins Are Top VisiVite Choice

Of the more than 300 responses in VisiVite Eye Vitamins survey, two-thirds use one of VisiVIte’s four AREDS 2 formulas, with VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold being the #1 choice. VisiVite Super Lutein 444, NightSight and Quench TG-1000 are VisiVite’s fastest growing new formulas. VisiVite’s four AREDS 2 formulas are: VisiVite AREDS2 PLUS+ Gold – […]

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 […]

Immune cells in retina play a role in vision loss

Australian researchers discovered that a mutation in immune cells (microglia) that exist in the retina prevent cones from developing properly. This discovery is the first time immune cells have been found to play a critical role in the development of cones and gives researchers a better understanding of macular degeneration and other genetic eye diseases. […]

How Did Woman Show Reversal of Macular Drusen?

One of the benefits of formulating macular degeneration supplements and being an eye physician who examines patients is that you can experience the fruits of your sleepless nights fretting about choosing the best natural ingredients that are based upon the latest scientific research. And so it was on Wednesday afternoon when my patient with extensive […]

Researchers testing eye implant for macular degeneration

Researchers are testing a new therapy for treating macular degeneration that utilizes implanting a thin sheet of human embryonic stem cells into the eye. This eye implant would be used to treat patients suffering from the dry form of macular degeneration. University of Southern California researchers grew human embryonic stem cells in a sterile lab […]

Biggest Mistake People Make with Eye Vitamins

The biggest mistake people make with eye vitamins? Not taking the correct dosage. Studies 25 years ago failed to show benefit to eye vitamins because the doses uses were too low. Recent studies such as AREDS and AREDS 2 show that in order to get benefit to taking eye vitamins, you must take the correct […]