Carotenoids and antioxidants in age-related maculopathy italian study: multifocal electroretinogram modifications after 1 year.

@article{Parisi2008CarotenoidsAA,
  title={Carotenoids and antioxidants in age-related maculopathy italian study: multifocal electroretinogram modifications after 1 year.},
  author={Vincenzo Parisi and Massimiliano Tedeschi and Geltrude Gallinaro and Monica Varano and Sandro Saviano and Stefano Piermarocchi},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={324-333.e2}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of short-term carotenoid and antioxidant supplementation on retinal function in nonadvanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-seven patients with nonadvanced AMD and visual acuity > or =0.2 logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution were enrolled and randomly divided into 2 age-similar groups: 15 patients had oral supplementation of vitamin C (180 mg), vitamin E (30 mg), zinc (22.5 mg… CONTINUE READING