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A study appearing in the journal Cell Metabolism showed that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was partially responsible for causing insulin resistance, which in turn, can lead to diabetes. 
30% of stroke survivors experience a loss of vision or blindness in half of their field of vision on the right or left side. This condition is known as hemianopia and there is currently no cure or treatment for the condition.
A study in Nature Communications details the research that involved a protein known as Protrudin.
The transplant team used iPS cells grown from the blood cells of a healthy donor. 
Researchers discovered that a high fat diet disrupts the ability of retinal pigment epithelial cells to adjust to the changing conditions in the eye as it ages, which can result in long-term retina damage and loss of vision. 
Drusen can be either hard or soft and while both types need to be monitored, hard drusen don't usually cause vision problems.
Researchers discovered that levodopa is safe, well-tolerated and not only improved visual outcomes but also delayed anti-VEGF injections.
Researchers analyzed the data from 6,118 adults who were 40 years old or older and had participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between the years of 2005 - 2008.
Since the beginning of the pandemic and the increase in the wearing of masks, eye care providers have noticed an increase in patients complaining of dry eye symptoms.
Mask use is important to spread the disease of not only Coronavirus, but all respiratory viruses, which hitch a ride on the water droplets in your breath. As long as your mask blocks the water droplets, it will be effective in reducing what you breathe out.
Researchers are taking a closer look at the tears of birds and reptiles to learn about how and why animals produce tears in the hopes of developing better dry eye treatments.
The eyes have to work harder with the increased screen time and this can lead to vision problems in the future. 
Researchers at the University College London are looking into the possible benefits of red light therapy for people suffering from declining vision.
The United States FDA has just approved a dissolvable eye implant that is smaller than a grain of sand as a new therapy for glaucoma. 
COVID-19 is known to be transmitted by an infected person sneezing or coughing on you but there has been speculation about it being transmitted through the eyes as well.
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology details a link between good heart health and a lower risk of cognitive decline.
Retinal vein occlusion is a major cause of blindness that is caused by a blockage in the major vein that drains blood from the retina. 
Researchers recently evaluated the link between serum vitamin D level and dry eye by reviewing data from ten studies that had previously been done on that subject.
Hundreds of people responded to my two-question survey about eye vitamins and blindness. And I learned something very important about what most of you are concerned about.
Researchers from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai announced results of a study that analyzed the speed and accuracy of a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm in detecting age-related macular degeneration.
While everyone is mindful and aware of the warnings to wash your hands and avoid touching your face, taking care to not touch your eyes is just as important.
On June 17, 2020, VisiVite subscribers were sent the email below and asked to complete a two-question survey about their fear of blindness. Their responses will be posted here.
As the country begins to open up, many businesses are resuming “business as usual,” despite warnings from some health experts. You may be wondering if it’s safe to see your eye doctor yet.
Conventional therapy after cataract surgery involves instilling eye drops multiple times a day for up to four weeks while the dropless regimen involves a punctal plug being inserted into the eye at the end of the surgery. 
Study analysis reveals that diabetic retinopathy patients are at an increased risk for anxiety and depression.
Excessive exposure to blue light from digital devices can cause eyestrain and fatigue, shoulder pain and frequent headaches.
VisiVite offers consumers and eye doctors the widest selection of supplements for macular health and dry eye. And yet, the competition for VisiVite's favorite formula wasn't a close race in 2019. 
The Coronavirus attack on America is a runaway train. Each time the brakes are put on through social distancing, it slows, but does not stop. But there are steps you can take today to improve your chances of well-being.
VisiVite eye vitamins are packaged in a GMP-certified, environmentally-controlled environment using robotic machines. Following the packing of your supplements, they are then sealed twice for protection and purity: First, with a glued internal safety seal, and secondly, with a bottle cap and security seal. Robotic machines then pack your vitamins in cardboard boxes, which are then automatically packed for shipment to our fulfillment centers.
Selecting a Mediterranean diet, which is a diet high in fish, olive oil, whole grains and vegetables helps to lower your risk of cognitive impairment according to a recent post-hoc data analyses.
Dr. Krawitz, words cannot express my gratitude for giving me the gift of excellent vision. Thank you to your team for my outstanding eye care and for their involvement in helping to restore my vision. I’m overjoyed with my new vision!
Scientists have been working on a new technology that utilizes two lasers - one to destroy the clouded lens and the other to stimulate the regeneration of tissue. 
Many of the daily values for ingredients listed on the Supplement Facts are changing. For Vitamin E, it's a big change, because Vitamin E will be listed in milligrams (mg) rather than International Units (IU). What's the big deal?
The new technology will be helpful in providing an earlier diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration.
A new contact lens that has been developed can be used to diagnose various eye conditions such as xerophthalmia, high intraocular pressure disease, and glaucoma.
Vitamin Science, Inc., manufacturer of premium ocular supplements since 2001, today announced a unique, ground-breaking chewable AREDS 2 eye vitamin supplement for people with age-related macular degeneration.
Researchers found an increased risk for the development of ocular hypertension and glaucoma with frequent anti-VEGF injections over a 6-month period.
Researchers recently evaluated date from more than 111,000 people in Great Britain to try and determine the effect of air pollution on vision. 
It shouldn't come as a surprise that a physician who treats vision and eye diseases is interested in the color and majesty of photography. Beginning two years ago, Dr. Paul Krawitzbegan rescuing his best shots out of my computer and gave them life as prints.
VisiVite Quench TG-1000, is the company's fastest selling new supplement for eye health.
Topical, non-invasive treatments may soon be available to people over the age of 40 who need reading glasses.
Researchers have discovered that wet and dry macular degeneration both lack the same enzyme.
Despite a steady decline in eye injuries caused by other types of household cleaners, injuries from laundry detergent pods continue to rise.
VisiVite Blue Light Basher for protection against blue light and VisVite AREDS 2 Chewables tablets have just been announced by the manufacturer, Vitamin Science, Inc.
A "smart contact lens" is being developed to correct vision and drive electronic devices. These electronic devices would continuously screen eye fluids for indications of eye diseases such as glaucoma or diabetes.
There is usually no treatment for the “dry” form of macular degeneration, but low vision rehabilitation can help those with significant vision loss to maintain an excellent quality of life. Laser surgery can sometimes treat the “wet” form and low vision rehabilitation can help those with vision loss.

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