By tiffanymavery • March 29, 2016 • Comments Off on C-Reactive Protein Levels in Blood Linked to Eye Disease
Age-related macular degeneration is a vision problem that occurs when the retina at the back of the eye deteriorates over time. It causes loss of sharp vision and potential complete vision loss. Researchers in the Netherlands have found that elevated levels of C-reactive protein in blood appear to be associated with age-related macular degeneration. Researchers […]
By tiffanymavery • • Comments Off on Retinal Implant on the Horizon
An exciting new study is taking the possibility of a retina implant a step closer to reality. Researchers at USC and Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. are starting the first phase of a clinical study of the Argus II Retinal Prosthetic System. The retina is located at the back of the eye and receives light […]
By tiffanymavery • February 4, 2016 • Comments Off on Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Another Reason to Eat your Veggies!
Researchers have recently found that eating spinach and other fruits and vegetables that contain lutein and zeaxanthin may help slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration and may even reverse the disease in some individuals. Age-related macular degeneration is a common eye disease that can destroy sharp central vision and lead to vision loss. It […]
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