Dr Michael Lange has been involved in nutritonal research for Macular Degeneration for many years and has been developing a system of proper nutrition based on age, weight, disease level and DNA. The ultimate goal is to help the ocular health and total health of his patients. Proper nutrition is only one piece of the puzzle that is extremely important in managing macular degeneration patients. Dr Lange and many other Doctors are now utilizing DNA testing to help them gauge the potential severity of the macular degeneration and to determine if zinc is good or bad for the ARMD patient. This helps the optometrist or ophthalmologist cutomize the patients diet and supplements. The DNA testing also helps the doctor in determining how often a particular patient should be seen and what Continue reading
Vitamin therapy and lifestyle modifications have proven to be extremely valuable at helping to stabilize Macular Degeneration.
Dr. Michael P. Lange, OD, CNS 3/13/13
Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision impairment for people over the age of 55 in the United States.
Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of legal blindness in the United States in the over 55 age group. Currently there are close to two million people living in our country that are vision impaired from macular degeneration. With our population living longer and longer it is estimated that over 3 million people by 2020 will have Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD). By then each of us will know someone that has lost their vision from macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a medical condition that causes degeneration of the central part of the retina called the macula. Continue reading
How Changes in Diet, Vitamins and Lifestyle Modifications May Help Macular Degeneration?
Vitamin therapy and lifestyle modifications have proven to be extremely valuable at supporting Macular Degeneration.
Dr. Michael P. Lange, Board Certified Optometric Physician
and Board Certified Nutritional Specialist
Lange Eye Care and Associates / Lange Eye Institute
Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision impairment for people over the age of 55 in the United States. Continue reading