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My Guidelines to Initiating Glaucoma Supplement Therapy

My Guidelines to Initiating Glaucoma Supplement Therapy I currently recommend over a dozen supplements to my patients with glaucoma. Do I expect any of my patients with glaucoma to take all of them? No. Taking so many different supplements daily could be overwhelming....

Luteolin turns on Genes that May Prevent Glaucomatous Damage

Luteolin turns on Genes that May Prevent Glaucomatous Damage What is Luteolin? Luteolin (3’,4’,5,7-tetrahydroxyflavone) is a flavonoid that is naturally found in broccoli, cabbages, carrots, celery, green pepper, parsley, perilla, and chamomile tea.[1] Flavonoids act...

Can Drinking Green Tea be Good for Glaucoma?

Can Drinking Green Tea be Good for Glaucoma?   White, Green, Oolong, and Black teas made from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis contain water-soluble polyphenols called catechins. There are four main catechins found in the leaves of Camellia Sinensis of which...

Melatonin – Good for Glaucoma as well as Sleep?

Melatonin – Good for Glaucoma as well as Sleep? What is Melatonin? Melatonin (scientific name: N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) is a hormone naturally produced in the brain and retina.[1] It can also be found in a number of plant-based foods such as cherries,[2]...

Role of Citicoline as a Glaucoma Treatment

The role of Citicoline as a glaucoma treatment has been studied with intramuscular[3], oral[4], and topical administration. Citcoline is naturally made within our own bodies.

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