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2014-03-25 04:20:37

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, today announced its launch of a gentle new macular health formula: AREDS2 Silver®. Based on the National Eye Institute's Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2), AREDS2 Silver supplies antioxidants for macular health without the high levels of zinc that may cause issues in those with zinc sensitivities and allergies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/NY87258 The first AREDS...

2014-03-10 16:31:49

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macular Health's Visual Advantage, a Birmingham-based company offering nutritional products that help slow vision loss for those suffering with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has introduced MacuStrip Premier, its new Oral Thin Film (OTF) delivery method. Macular Health President and CEO Jeffery McAnnally will announce the new product at the 2014 Optometry's Marketplace at SECO(TM) International in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, March...

2014-03-04 23:26:19

VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, has announced its launch of a genotype-customized nutritional supplement for lasting macular health: AREDS2 White®. Huntington, New York (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Inspired by the National Eye Institute’s Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) and the emerging health trend of DNA testing, AREDS2 White is designed to match the special nutritional needs of those who were born with genetic risk factors for macular degeneration....

2014-02-20 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...

2014-02-18 08:27:28

Free AMD Guide Helps Patients Understand Risks, Proactive Measures for Eye Health ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. Due to the aging Baby Boomer population, AMD, or Age-related Macular Degeneration, is expected to double by the year 2020, and patient education is critical in fighting vision loss and preserving healthy vision. EyePromise® eye vitamins is offering a complimentary patient education guide, "Getting Clear on...

2014-01-16 20:22:14

Nicox further expands North American diagnostic portfolio with access to the RetnaGene AMD test, a genetic laboratory-developed test to predict the risk of progressing to late-stage or "wet" age-related macular degeneration (AMD) SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicox S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris: COX), and Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM), today announced that their affiliate companies (Nicox Inc. and Sequenom Laboratories) have entered into an...

2013-08-28 23:27:21

VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, today introduced AREDS2 Plus+ Gold: A breakthrough macular health formula based on the National Eye Institute’s recent AREDS2 study. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 VisiVite® AREDS2 Plus+ Gold is a breakthrough macular health formula based on the National Eye Institute’s recent AREDS2 study published on May 5, 2013. Among other discoveries, AREDS2 found lutein and zeaxanthin were 18% more effective than the original AREDS...


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