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?

Cataract risk reduced with diet high in fruits and veggies

Researchers published a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that highlights the potential benefits of eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables in helping reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Researchers examined previously published randomized trials to determine any link between diet and the development of cataracts. The review involved 20 […]

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 […]

Women can cut AMD risk by two-thirds

A recent observational study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology reveals that women who exercise, eat a balanced diet, and don’t smoke can cut their risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by more than two-thirds.