Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease
Title: Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease
Author: Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vitamins; Antioxidants; Lutein; Zeaxanthin; AREDS; ARMD; phytochemicals; Carotenoids; Binding proteins
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.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds