Category Archives: Disorders

Fortifeye Vitamins now has genotype-directed nutritional therapy for macular degeneration patients

Fortifeye Vitamins has followed all of the studies related to nutrition, DNA  and Macular degeneration very closely.

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They now have an entire line of genotype-directed supplements for macular degeneration.

Fortifeye Vitamins most recent addition is  a zinc free antioxidant eye vitamin for macular degeneration patients in response to new science recently published. The latest studies suggest that a percentage of the population with specific genotypes that have macular degeneration may actually be harmed by taking zinc yet some may benefit from taking zinc and antioxidants.

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Natural Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Dry Eyes.

      Michael Lange OD, CNS founder of Lange Eye Care and The Lange Eye Institute has  used natural approaches to treat Meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eyes since 1992 with great success.  Dr. Lange discusses the protocol he uses for dry eye and Meibomian gland problem patients.

 

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dysfunction and dry eye is a combination of proper lid hygiene, good diet, plenty of  hydration,  correct ratio of supplements and proper lubricating eye drops. Blepharitis  a condition that causes the  eye lids to become inflamed and crusty secondarily to a host of pathogens. Continue reading

Foods for Macular Degeneration

Dr. Michael Lange, Optometric Physician and Certified Nutrition Specialist discusses proper diet for macular degeneration.

Lange Eye Care and Fortifeye Vitamins were both founded by Dr. Michael Lange, optometric physician, certified nutrition specialist and syndicated talk show host based in Ocala, FL.

Dr. Lange Eye InstituteProper nutrition is so important when dealing with macular degeneration. When adjusting a patient’s diet with macular degeneration we often see many overall health benefits and ocular health benefits. It is crucial for the optometrist or ophthalmologist to take the time to discuss nutrition for macular degeneration since this is one of the best lines of defense that we currently have. Continue reading

Macular Degeneration

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Defined
Courtesy of the National Eye Institute and the National Institutes of Health

What is age-related macular degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. Continue reading

Nutritional Intervention and Lifestyle Modifications May Help Macular Degeneration

How Changes in Diet, Vitamins and Lifestyle Modifications May Help Macular Degeneration?

Vitamin therapy and lifestyle modifications have proven to be extremely valuable at helping to stabilize Macular Degeneration.

Dr. Michael P. Lange, Board Certified Optometric Physician
and Board Certified Nutritional Specialist
Lange Eye Care and Associates / Lange Eye Institute
8/14/2016

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision impairment for people over the age of 55 in the United States. Continue reading

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