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May 9, 2018

Improving & Slowing Down The Development Of ARMD- Part-3

VITAMIN-C Those who have low levels of Vitamin-C have an increased risk of developing ARMD. Vitamin C is highly concentrated in the fluid within the eye […]
April 30, 2018

Improving & Slowing Down The Development Of ARMD- Part-2

LUTEIN HELPS PROTECT THE EYE Patients who took lutein and zeaxanthine in supplementation were not only able to raise their blood levels of these nutrients but […]
April 25, 2018

Improving & Slowing Down The Development Of ARMD- Part-1

CAROTENOIDS Did your parents ever tell you to eat carrots? Doctors believed then that the beta-carotene found in carrots was necessary for good eye sight and […]
April 23, 2018

The Generation of Free Radicals in the Retina

As stated earlier, when the retinal pigment and photoreceptors absorb light, the process forms free radicals. High energy ultraviolet light and visible blue light are especially […]
April 19, 2018

Mechanism of Injury to the Retina

Many researchers have made interesting proposals as to the actual cause of age related macular degeneration (ARMD). These theories suggest that light that enters the eye […]
April 16, 2018

OXIDATIVE STRESS & MACULAR DEGENERATION

In India, age related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people more than 60 years old. For those who are not familiar […]
April 14, 2018

Oxidative Stress & Cataracts

Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure for patients more than 50 years of age. The economic impact on Indian economy is Tremendous with an […]
April 7, 2018

OXIDATIVE STRESS & EYE PROBLEMS

The role of oxidative stress as the cause of degenerative changes in the eyes has generated significant interest in the use of antioxidant vitamins and minerals […]