Oranges reduce AMD risk 60%

Forget an apple a day to keep the doctor away, reach for an orange as a recent study shows that eating an orange a day can reduce your risk of developing late macular degeneration by as much as 60 percent. The flavonoids found in oranges provide a special protection against age-related macular degeneration. Researchers at […]

To reduce inflammation: Sip a spinach smoothie

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden continued their research of lutein which is not only an antioxidant but an anti-inflammatory agent as well. The last lutein study revealed that the lutein can reduce inflammation in immune cells of patients dealing with coronary artery disease and the lutein can be stored within the immune cells. The […]

Which food reduces the risk of Macular Degeneration in women?

A recent study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology shows that a regular diet of fish and supplementation of the Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA significantly reduces the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Arthritis drug may slow the progression of dry amd

Currently there are no effective treatments available for patients dealing with the dry form of age-related macular degeneration. A drug under development to treat arthritis, however, shows promise in treating dry AMD.

Cyclosporine is effective in treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

For people suffering from severe forms of dry eye, relief may be found in the form of cyclosporine.