The first AREDS study went from 1992-2001 and involved a over 3000 people tracking the development of macular degeneration and how it progressed with the use of certain vitamins including...
The second study introduced new vitamins into the formula and antioxidants called Lutien and Zeaxanthin. Over the course of the five year study, over 4000 patients with macular degeneration reported on the progression in their eyes. This study presented results that may indicate that the antioxidants did help to stabilize the progression of macular degeneration.
Lutein and Zeaxanthin were shown to be helpful in the AREDS 2 study in reducing the progression of macular degeneration by up to 35%.
Vitamin sales for eye health has increased significantly since releasing the results of the studies.
Bausch and Lomb collaborated for the study and has made a substantial profit from the sales of vitamins containing the ingredients for the studies.
It is a good idea to take vitamins to keep your eyes healthy so you can see and enjoy all the years of your life.
Lutein and Zeaxanthin are important.
Ask someone who has macular degeneration to see if they take vitamins and find out if it has helped.
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If you have macular degeneration and the vitamins have helped, tell someone about it. The vitamins are the only therapy for macular degeneration.
Have questions? Call your eye doctor to talk about how macular vitamins could help you!