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Supplementation with lutein increases macular pigment optical density by 27%; which is correlated with benefits in visual function.

Gunther, Weigert, Semira Kaya, Berthold Pemp, Stefan Sacu, Michael Lasta, Rene Marcel Werkmeister, Nikolaus Dragostinoff, Christian Simader, Gerhard Garhofer, Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, and Leopold Shcmetterer. Effects of Lutein Supplementation on Macular Pigment Optical Density and Visual Acuity in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. October 2011; 52(11): 8174-8. http://www.iovs.org/content/52/11/8174.abstract

Reference

Title
Effects of Lutein Supplementation on Macular Pigment Optical Density and Visual Acuity in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Publication
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
Publication Date
October 2011
Authors
Gunther, Weigert, Semira Kaya, Berthold Pemp, Stefan Sacu, Michael Lasta, Rene Marcel Werkmeister, Nikolaus Dragostinoff, Christian Simader, Gerhard Garhofer, Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, and Leopold Shcmetterer
Volume & Issue
Volume 52, Issue 11
Pages
8174-8
URL
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