A randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of multivitamin supplementation for age-related lens opacities. Clinical trial of nutritional supplements and age-related cataract report no. 3.

@article{Maraini2008ARD,
  title={A randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of multivitamin supplementation for age-related lens opacities. Clinical trial of nutritional supplements and age-related cataract report no. 3.},
  author={Giovanni Maraini and Sally L Williams and Robert D. Sperduto and Frederick L. Ferris and Roy C. Milton and Traci E. Clemons and Francesco Rosmini and Luigina Ferrigno},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={599-607.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of a multivitamin/mineral supplement on development or progression of age-related lens opacities. DESIGN Randomized, double-masked, single center, placebo-controlled clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS One thousand twenty participants, 55 to 75 years old and with early or no cataract, were randomly assigned to a daily tablet of a multivitamin/mineral formulation or a placebo. METHODS Baseline and annual lens photographs were graded for severity of lens opacities… CONTINUE READING
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