Eggs Are Good for Macular and Visual Function

Lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-xanthin are important catotenoid pigments found in the macula which is the most important part of retina. Macula subserves the central vision. The above pigments are not made in our body and we must consume dietary products which contain them. Yellow of egg is an important source of lutein and zeaxanthin pigments. The macula, which is a core tissue of retina, is mainly constituted by three carotenoid pigments; namely lutein (L), zeaxanthin [...]

2017-03-02T14:57:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Eye Care, Food|0 Comments

Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment of eye diseases. Moreover, increasing prevalence of eye disorders, aging population, increasing government investment towards research activities and technical advancements [...]

2017-01-18T14:19:17+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Equipment, Technology|0 Comments

5 Useful Tips To Prevent or Delay Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of visual impairment and blindness, especially in the developed countries. It is found in old age-group with gradual and painless loss of vision. The central part of the retina, which is called as macula, degenerates because of various genetic and environmental factors. Here are a few things you can do to prevent or slow down the progression of AMD: Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular [...]

2016-11-06T15:48:57+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Diseases & Conditions, Prevention|1 Comment

What Causes A Macular Scar In The Eye?

A macular scar is a scar at the central part of retina at the back of the eye. Fovea is a smaller area at macula where sharpest image is formed. Macula is responsible for central vision and any disease of macula results into poor central vision. There are many diseases and pathological processes which affect the macula by first causing inflammation, bleeding and/or exudation and then proliferative or atrophic scarring of macula. These pathologies may [...]

2016-11-09T14:27:10+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Diseases & Conditions, Eye Care, FAQs|5 Comments