What is MPOD?

MPOD testing is a part of your annual eye health and wellness exam! Macular pigment is comprised of zeaxanthin and lutein, which are found in the center of the macula (fovea) at a natural 2:1 ratio. MPOD (Macular Pigment Optical Density) is important for three specific reasons: 1. Low macular pigment is a key riskContinue reading “What is MPOD?”

How well are you eating?

If you have risk factors for macular degeneration, such as family history or smoking, and your eye examination revealed changes in your retina, we recommend lifestyle changes such as nutritional supplementation and blue light filtering lenses.   With our new MPOD technology, we have a way to measure your current pigment levels to establish aContinue reading “How well are you eating?”