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Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease

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Title:  Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease
Author:  Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD
Date:  01/26/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vitamins; Antioxidants; Lutein; Zeaxanthin; AREDS; ARMD; phytochemicals; Carotenoids; Binding proteins
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research summary of phytochemicals in retinal diseases including RP, Stargardt, and age-related macular degeneration. It also includes a review of the AREDS and AREDS2 study. It also provides new research on the role of carotenoids in ARMD and how carotenoids get into the eye through binding proteins.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16607
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