EYE HEALTHY RECIPE

SPICY HOT SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS · with Fresh Corn Polenta, Warm Kale Salad, & Berry Sauce · INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup quality corn meal 1 ear corn 1 bay leaf 1/4 red bell pepper 1/4 orange bell pepper 1 clove garlic 2 links hot sausage 2 cups baby kale 2 tablespoon blackberry jam 1 tablespoon dried cherries 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar… More →

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: FAQ

Your most common questions about age-related macular degeneration, answered!: Who’s the most at risk for AMD? Those over the age of 65 are at an automatic increased risk for macular degeneration. Those who smoke, are Caucasian, or have a family member with macular degeneration also have a greater risk for the disease. How do I know if I have AMD?… More →

Macular Degeneration: The Terms You Need To Know

Have you or someone you know recently been diagnosed with Age-Related Macular Degeneration? You may be feeling frightened, angry or upset. Like most people, you probably don’t know a whole lot about the condition. You may be confused as to what is going on inside your eyes and you’re not alone. According to the Macular Degeneration Association, approximately 9.1 million… More →

AMD Cure? Let’s talk treatments

All patients diagnosed with wet AMD first began with the dry form. With the wet form, retina and macula are damaged as a result of abnormal blood vessels that have grown behind and around the retina. These blood vessels break, thus leaking blood and fluid that damage the macular tissue and retina. Wet AMD is also referred to as Advanced… More →

Vitamin Supplements to fight and slow AMD

fruits and vitamins to fight AMD

Vitamin Supplements are known for providing that extra push in the fight against eye diseases. Vitamin Supplements such as Lutein, Zeaxanthin, and especially Meso-Zeaxanthin are proven to help fight, slow, and even reverse the damaging effects of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.   The decade-long, broad-based Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) concluded in 2006 that a specific formulation of vitamins, betacarotenes, and… More →

Detecting and Treating Wet Macular Degeneration Symptoms

There are two different forms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Dry AMD and Wet AMD. While all patients who have wet AMD will initially start off with dry AMD, it is wet AMD the form that is diagnosed in one stage and is considered to be the advanced form of the disease – and the most devastating.   Wet AMD… More →