This carotenoid helps with dry eye, glaucoma, AMD, eye fatigue, and more.
Stuart Richer, OD, PhD
It is difficult to take it all in, let alone summarize the information gained by attending an Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual scientific meeting.
There are four fat-soluble vitamins—A, D, E and K—each with various subtypes. Unlike water soluble vitamins, these are stored in the body.
ODs like to think that excellence in utilizing technology, prescribing pharmaceuticals, and making clinical decision(s) unites them in preventing human suffering and loss of vision.
More efficient and comprehensive telemedicine instrumentation is increasingly combined with even more accurate artificial intelligence (AI).
Some 18 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) while attempting to get a restful night of sleep.
Anti-VEGF treatments are used in many aspects of retinal eyecare, but when applied to patients who just suffered a stroke, mortality rates appear to rise. We explore the nutrient molecule resveratrol and how it may be the key in treating these patients.
At this point in my life, I can now appreciate that the best ancient and rediscovered health practices do not cost money—much like the age-old adage, “The best things in life are free.” However, one must be aware that it is d
The treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with supplements shouldn't be left to chance. Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO, discusses why gambling with AMD supplementation may be risky.
Science is evolving, and practices will soon find themselves in a moral quagmire. Detection and clinical staging of AD using vision and ophthalmic imaging are close at hand.