BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ranks third as a cause of visual impairment. It is the primary cause of visual impairment in industrial countries with a blindness prevalence of 8.7 percent. A new medical study indicates, however, that with the use of the Macular Health vitamin supplement there is a way to preserve the vision of millions of aging adults suffering from AMD.
The second phase of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (MERG) study, conducted at the UAB Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, recently revealed that patients suffering from AMD experienced long-term benefits from taking Macular Health, a special combination of supplemental vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Phase I of the MERG study, completed in 2005, confirmed an average of 16 percent improvement in vision after taking Macular Health for only 12 weeks. Phase II, completed recently, measured the vision function of the same patients two years later and found an average improvement in vision of 17 percent.
Complete MERG findings are available online at www.macularhealth.com
|SOURCE Macular Health, LLC|
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