Improving eyesight may have a preventative effect on dementia
Focusing on eliminating risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, hearing loss and poor vision may hold the key to preventing the onset of these neurological disorders.
New genetic eye disease discovered
Mutations in several genes are behind the central vision loss that macular dystrophies cause.
Study shows AREDS2 formula slows age-related macular degeneration
A recent study was published in JAMA Ophthalmology that details the analysis of 10 years of AREDS2 data, which shows that the AREDS2 formula is more effective at reducing the risk of AMD progression.
My 3 Favorite Eye Vitamin Supplements When You Don't have Macular Degeneration
The most common question I’m asked by friends and friends of friends is, “My father/mother/sibling has macular degeneration. They’re already taking an AREDS2 supplement. Is there anything else they should be doing?” And most of my answer doesn’t answer the question they asked. Instead, I ask them, “What are you doing for yourself?”
Which VisiVite Eye Vitamin Formula is Right for You?
It’s always a good idea to make sure you’re taking the right eye formula. Here are my brief summaries of each formula. Feel free to contact us if you need more guidance. Our complete catalog of eye vitamins is located at https://www.visivite.com/collections/all-products.
What the heck is Copper doing in my eye vitamin?
Copper doesn’t help your macular degeneration. Surprised?
Getting the Lutein and Zeaxanthin You're Paying For!
This post is a bit technical. But I think it’s worth your while to know this information, and I believe that you’ll be impressed with the detail that goes into making sure that you’re getting the lutein and zeaxanthin amounts that you’re paying for.
Do Eye Vitamins Help?
The staff at Vitamin Science Inc. share the singular vision that VisiVite products must be considered to be the world's leader for quality and distinction.
For more than 50 years, eye doctors have been recommending eye vitamins to their patients for vision health . But it wasn't until 2001, when the Ag...
AREDS 2 Ingredients for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Research published in 2015 by the U.S. National Eye Institute showed that 6 AREDS 2 ingredients were critical in supporting the health of the eye in macular degeneration. This article explains the development and final conclusions of that research.
VisiVite Zinc and Copper Levels Supported by Published Study Results
Published studies support that 40 mg zinc and 1 mg copper, in a 40 to 1 ratio, has lower side effects and no significant difference in efficacy for macular degeneration when compared with 80 mg zinc and 2 mg copper as a daily dose. Furthermore, some people with specific complement factors may do worse with zinc.
Which Vitamin E is in Your Eye Vitamin?
Not all vitamin E is the same. Many cheap supplement manufacturers cut corners by using synthetic vitamin E -- a more affordable form (dl-alpha-tocopheryl) that "does less" than natural vitamin E.
Why use FloraGLO Lutein in VisiVite Eye Vitamins?
FloraGLO® Lutein, derived from Marigold flowers, is the quality, lutein ingredient brand used in a majority of clinical trials worldwide* and the lutein ingredient brand most recommended by doctors**.
AREDS vs AREDS 2 - Choose the Right Eye Vitamin for AMD
This article explains the differences between the AREDS vs AREDS 2 studies.
Vision Problems and Eye Nutrition
Research indicates that a number of natural compounds can optimize vision health and assist with common vision problems.
Health Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric has been used in cooking for thousands of years. This spice is becoming increasingly known for being more than just a way to add flavor to food. Its medicinal properties have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Today, science is finding a growing list of conditions that may benefit from turmeric.
Why VisiVite Formulas Don't Contain Meso-Zeaxanthin
Similar to Vitamin E, which has active Right-handed and inactive Left-handed isomers, there are three optical isomers of Zeaxanthin: R-R form found in Nature (corn, persimmons, kale, turnip greens, collard greens, romaine lettuce, broccoli, zucchini, peas, brussel sprouts, red peppers), Meso-zeaxanthin (R-L form) found only in the primate retina but nowhere else in the body, and L-L form, which is not found in nature.