Zeaxanthin Supplements as Effective as Lutein in AMD
Submited via Email.Stuart P. Richer, OD, PhD led this study and was prominently cited. Nice to see MedScape showing the objectivity needed so badly in eye research. Walt
Using a visual test designed to identify early signs of AMD, the researchers found that the vision in the zeaxanthin group sharpened from 0.97 to 0.57 (P > 0.06, 1-tail). A larger percentage of patients experienced clearing of their or blind spots or kinetic visual field central scotomas (P > .057).
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