Lutein Researchers Address Ophthalmic Care

January 1, 2001

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Lutein Researchers Address Ophthalmic Care


Lutein Researchers Address Ophthalmic Care

DALLAS--Two leading researchers who are members of the Lutein InformationBureau's Advisory Board spoke at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's annualmeeting here in October. Steven Pratt, M.D., and Robert Abel Jr., M.D.,discussed the increasing use of nutritional supplementation as a complement totraditional care and summarized the research on lutein's role in reducing therisk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.

"Many ophthalmologists today already take vitamin supplements for eyehealth," Abel said. "As research in complementary options for patientsincreases, nutrition and supplementation are on their way to becoming mainstreamtherapy." For more information about lutein, visit www.luteininfo.com.

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