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 […]

Sale on VisiVite Eye Vitamin Combo Deals

Customers have fallen in love with VisiVite Super Lutein 444 and VisiVite NightSight, so we’ve made it easier and cheaper for you to buy these great new once-daily eye vitamins from our Discount Combo’s page: https://www.visivite.com/discount-combos.html Now you can get your favorite AREDS 2 eye vitamin and save big on Super Lutein or NightSight. Which […]

Vision loss reversed with new stem cell therapy

A Phase 1 Clinical study of an experimental stem cell treatment for the web form of macular degeneration has resulted in two people having their vision loss reversed and their vision improving to being able to read with reading glasses. The study was published in Nature Biotechnology. Doctors used a surgical tool specifically designed for […]

2 Steps to Protect Yourself against Blue Light

The blue light in computer, tablet, and cell phone displays as well as LED and Compact Fluorescent lights can not only strain your vision, it can be harmful to your retina. Between the invisible wavelengths of ultraviolet and infrared light, there is the rainbow of visible light. Most light is safe for the eyes, but […]

Red Wine Extract’s Myriad of Health Benefits

Resveratrol red grape extract for Weight and Glucose Control, Heart and Eye Health Undoubtedly, you’ve heard about the health benefits of red wine, including glucose and weight control, heart and eye health. In fact, people who drink red wine are also found to live longer. The secret isn’t the wine itself, but a compound in […]

Help for Night Vision Difficulties

VisiVite, a world leader in the natural channel for eye vitamins, has struck a chord with its new eye vitamin formula, VisiVite NightSight. New night vision ocular nutritional formula proves popular with people ages 30-80. Night vision difficulties are universal, not only affecting older adults, but commonly in people as young as 30 years old. […]

Sex hormones affect eyes

A study published online in the┬áJournal of Cellular Physiology suggests that fluctuations in sex steroid homeostatis may have a direct impact on eye physiology and on eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. Researchers from Temple University’s Sbarro Institute were looking to determine whether male gender can be considered a risk factor in developing age-related […]

Study compares Lucentis regimens for wet AMD

The treat-and-extend (TE) protocol of Lucentis (ranibizumab) is just as effective as a monthly regimen of ranibizumab when looking at increasing visual acuity in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The 12-month study was conducted in Portugal and led by Rufino Silvia, MD, PhD and involved 650 wet AMD patients aged 50 and older. […]

Fruit fly eyes helpful in understanding human blindness

Scientists have long understood that blue light will make fruit flies go blind but had been unable to determine why. A recent Purdue University study revealed how blue light kills cells in the eyes of the fruit fly and opens up the possibility of further understanding human eye diseases such as macular degeneration. Researchers compared […]