Macular Degeneration Screenings

  Your macular pigment is one way to measure the quality of your diet and your risk for a macular degeneration, which can lead to devastating vision loss!   Heterochromatic flicker photometry is a noninvasive diagnostic test to measure MPOD. The macular pigment is made up of zeaxanthin and lutein, which protect the retina and shieldContinue reading “Macular Degeneration Screenings”

Preserving Macular Health

by Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO Can We Eat Our Way to a Healthy Macula?   The answer is YES! You are what you eat — we’ve heard it since we were children. Not surprisingly, what we eat today is simply not as nutritious as a generation or two ago. Industrial farming techniques have caused many ofContinue reading “Preserving Macular Health”