Navigation Links
VisiVite.com Files for Patent on Unique Macular Degeneration Supplement
Date:11/18/2008

Removal of Vitamin E from High Dose Eye Vitamins Provides Safety for Certain Patients.

Huntington, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2008 -- VisiVite.com, an industry leader in eye health supplements, announced this week the filing for a United States patent application for an eye vitamin formulated to improve macular degeneration and provide safety for people on anticoagulation therapy.

The nutritional supplement, VisiVite i-Defense E-Free Formula, is based upon the groundbreaking 2001 Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) performed by the United States National Eye Institute. That research showed for the first time that high dose nutritional supplements could prevent the progression of macular degeneration. The AREDS formula included high doses of beta-carotene, Vitamins C and E, Zinc and Copper.

However, people who take Coumadin (warfarin) are frequently advised by physicians to avoid the high doses of Vitamin E used in AREDS because of the increased risk of bruising and hemorrhages.

The Grene Vision Group based in Southeastern Kansas and consisting of 42 optometrists and ophthalmologists in 20 offices, recommends VisiVite eye vitamin supplements for their patients. Spokesperson and partner, Dr. Steven Kuhl, explains, "We were impressed with the attention to quality and individualization of treatment that VisiVite supplements offer for our patients with macular degeneration. One example of this is VisiVite i-Defense E-Free Formula, which provides a customized level of nutritional therapy for our patients who cannot, for medical reasons, safely take high doses of Vitamin E."

The American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, held earlier this month in Atlanta, Georgia, focused on the rapidly changing treatments and diagnostic tests for Age Related Macular Degeneration.

Since its introduction in early 2006, VisiVite i-Defense E-Free Formula has undergone annual sales growth of 260%, clearly fulfilling an unmet need.

VisiVite i-Defense E-Free Formula includes high dosages of Vitamin C and Zinc, the carotenoids Lutein and Zeaxanthin, Bilberry, Grapeseed Extract, and additional antioxidants.

About VisiVite.com:
Since 2001, VisiVite.com is dedicated to providing customers with state of the art eye vitamins to lessen the risk of age-related macular degeneration. Their products include Macular Degeneration Vitamins and Dry Eye Relief Vitamins. For more information and up-to-the minute AMD news, visit VisiVite.com .

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1617244.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. State Fund Files an 8.9 Percent Premium Increase for 2009
2. KV Pharmaceutical Company Files Form Reporting Delay in Filing Second Quarter Form 10-Q
3. Genesis Pharmaceuticals Files Counter Claims
4. Mary Hall, CEO of iHealthSpot, Inc., is Awarded Membership Into Fort Lauderdale City Limits "Profiles of Excellence"
5. Corporate Parent Hospital Partners of America Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition; Filings do not Include any Hospital Facilities
6. New York-Based Sanders Law Firm Files Claim for Good Samaritan Beaten by New York City Police Officers
7. Allscripts Files Definitive Proxy Statement and Announces Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders
8. ULTCW Files Complaint Against UHW-W and Calls for Full Investigation by SEIU International
9. VirtualScopics Receives NASDAQ Delisting Notice; Company Files Appeal to Stay Delisting
10. Emageon Files Quarterly Report
11. New York-Based Sanders Law Firm Files Five Product Liability Lawsuits Against Pfizer on Behalf of Chantix™ Plaintiffs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... According to a new study ... because it does not obey the rules Congress has directed the CBO to follow. ... the GOP reform would restore. Yet, it estimates a reduction in employer-based coverage due ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, the premier provider of educational ... those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, announced today that the 2017 ... nearly all 50 states and several countries converged on the Green Valley Resort in ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Shamanic healer ... for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, proudly presents her Sacred Peru retreat ... This sacred and spiritual journey during the Summer Solstice will also be her ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) wanted to create a communications platform that positions them ... this goal, Elliance and ONS reinvented their online publication as an always-on, always-fresh ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... two panels at the Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation seminar in Chicago, Illinois. ... the Administrative Record, The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 The key ... population, increasing diabetic population, accelerating economic growth and increasing healthcare ... industry are higher life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising demand ... markets. However, the expansion of the market is hindered by ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... N.C. , March 23, 2017  Transportation Insight, ... as an end-to-end supply chain management firm with expertise ... Consumer Product Solutions Rick Zaffarano was named ... of the Supply Chain by the only publication exclusively ... global food supply chain. "Rick has brought ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... and INDIANAPOLIS , March 23, 2017 ... ) and the William Sansum Diabetes Center have established ... people affected by diabetes through enhanced research, education and ... and cardiovascular disease bears a disproportionate weight on Latino ... said David Kerr , M.D., FRCPE, director of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: