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New Medical Study Establishes First-Ever Long-Term Benefits for Macular Degeneration Sufferers Using Macular Health Vitamin Supplement
Date:4/28/2009

Eye disease product has the potential to preserve vision for millions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 17.8 million people will suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by 2050 and 1.57 million will be blind from the disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, a new medical study by a group of retina specialists at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) indicates that with the use of the Macular Health vitamin supplement there is a way to reduce these numbers and potentially preserve the vision of millions.

The second phase of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (MERG) study recently revealed that patients suffering from AMD experienced long-term benefits from taking Macular Health, a special combination of supplemental vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Phase I of the MERG study, completed in 2005, confirmed an average of 16 percent improvement in vision after taking Macular Health for only 12 weeks. Phase II measured the vision function of the same patients two years later and found an average improvement in vision of 17 percent.

"The outcome of this study is extremely encouraging for sufferers of age-related macular degeneration," says John O. Mason, III, MD, researcher and retinal specialist at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. "These new findings prove that Macular Health can slow vision loss and actually improve vision function over time."

MERG testing was used to gauge the vision of AMD patients before and after using the Macular Health supplement. The test results of patients taking Macular Health were compared to results of a control group that did not take the supplement. Phase II of the study was accepted by the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO) for poster presentation. Mason and a team of retina specialists will continue to
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