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Macular Degeneration Specialists Introduce New Eye Vitamin Called Focus MaculaPro
Date:1/31/2012

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summary: Over 400 retina specialists, the doctors who treat macular degeneration, start a new company called Covalent Medical, LLC to manufacture and distribute a new macular health eye vitamin called Focus MaculaPro.

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The number of patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration is expected to skyrocket over the coming years.  Age-related macular degeneration (also known as AMD) is already the leading cause of vision loss for people over the age of 55 in the United States.  However, over the next several decades researchers estimate that the number of patients afflicted with macular degeneration will double.

Fortunately, the National Eye Institute (NEI) says that the risk of vision loss in patients with macular degeneration can be reduced dramatically simply by taking specific eye vitamins.   The NEI-sponsored Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) showed that the rate of severe vision loss can be decreased by as much as 35% by taking a specific combination of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Copper, and Zinc.  The levels of these vitamins cannot be achieved through diet alone, so vitamin supplementation is critical.

Unfortunately, many people who should be taking a macula vitamin supplement aren't doing so.   Of the 8 million people whom the NEI estimates would benefit from taking a macular health vitamin, studies have shown that less than half are taking a vitamin consistent with the AREDS study.  Confusion about different formulations and affordability are two of the leading causes of poor compliance.   Improve
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