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Examining the Effects of Maternal Nutrition on Macular Development

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Title:  Examining the Effects of Maternal Nutrition on Macular Development
Author:  Bradley Henricksen
Date:  09/17/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Macular development; Antioxidants; Vitamins; Carotenoids; Lutein; Zeaxanthin; Macular pigment optical density; MPOD
Secondary CORE Category:  Principles of Ophthalmology / Free Radicals and Antioxidants / Vulnerability of the Retina to Free Radicals
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This a report of the research study examining the relationship between maternal carotenoids and newborn pigment optical density and carotenoid status. Mother serum zeaxanthin levels correlated with infant zeaxanthin levels and macular pigment optical density.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17688
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