Study: Zeaxanthin (2010) Helps Visual Acuity in Macular Degeneration



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Study shows supplementing with zeaxanthin (a carotenoid in the lutein family) can raises macula pigment optical density (MP) and has unique visual benefits for patients with atrophic early AMD having visual symptoms.

Reference: The Zeaxanthin and Visual Function Study in Atrophic Age Related Macular Degeneration (ZVF-FDA IND #78,973) - MP and Foveal Shape Discrimination: S.P. Richer1, W. Stiles1, M. Lavin, K. Graham1, C. Thomas1, D. Park3. J. Nyland1, J Wrobel

Presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, May 2-6, 2010 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)