The impact of macular pigment augmentation on visual performance in normal subjects: COMPASS

@article{Nolan2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of macular pigment augmentation on visual performance in normal subjects: COMPASS},
  author={John M Nolan and James J Loughman and Mukunda C. Akkali and Jim Stack and Gr{\'a}inne Conole Eileen Scanlon and Peter A. Davison and Stephen Beatty},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={51},
  pages={459-469}
}
This study was conducted to investigate whether augmentation of macular pigment (MP) enhances visual performance (VP). 121 normal subjects were recruited. The active (A) group consumed 12 mg of lutein (L) and 1mg of zeaxanthin (Z) daily. MP optical density (MPOD) was assessed by customized heterochromatic flicker photometry. VP was assessed as best… CONTINUE READING