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:1/17/2017)... New York (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 ... ... network – SightMD – will lecture to primary eye care practitioners on the ... conditions at the upcoming 13th Semi-Annual Continuing Education Symposium, according to eye surgeon, ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... MD (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... SC&H ... the firm as a Principal in its IT Advisory Services practice . Rossi ... recent months as market demand for strategic IT guidance grows, and the practice continues ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 ... ... Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies and ranked among the top US security companies ... Board of Directors. This announcement brings a year-long independent board nomination process ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Recently, patients and staff from A ... other volunteers and organizations in support of the annual Binder Park Zoo Halloween celebration ... up in colorful costumes of all designs coming out to enjoy games, face painting, ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... Anybody who may be looking ... a new video released by Serenity Recovery, a holistic treatment center for addiction located ... channel, features footage and testimonials from patients and staff that visited the 2016 Recovery ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 17, 2017 ... selected Velos and its flagship technology platform Velos ... initiatives. CHNC is a benchmarking and ... Care Units at leading children,s hospitals across ... a benchmark of care and short-term outcomes for ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... 17, 2017 Following an initial analysis, ... the Food and Drug Administration,s (FDA,s) final regulatory ... Products by Pharmacies and Outsourcing Facilities." In its ... on pre-packaging -- which would have put patients ... long term care (LTC) pharmacies.  ...
(Date:1/17/2017)...  In a letter to President-elect Donald J. ... outlines AARP,s priorities for Americans age 50 and older ... affordable health care coverage, and lowering the cost of ... to President-elect Trump that "Our nearly 38 million members ... to protect their Medicare and Social Security benefits, protect ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: