By John T. Landrum, John Nolan

''This ebook outlines the pathological stipulations of the valuable retina the place the macular pigment is understood to have its maximum involvement in safeguard opposed to photooxidative harm. The booklet makes a speciality of the character of the macular carotenoids, their delivery and accumulation in the retina, and their impact at the etiology of retinal illnesses. additionally it is chapters that supply readers an figuring out of Read more...

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2012) Bone et al. (1988) Bone et al. (2001) Handelman et al. 058  AF, autofluorescence; CM, color matching; HFP, heterochromatic flicker photometry; HPLC, high performance liquid chromatography; REF, reflectance; RS, Raman Spectroscopy. 22 108 109 40 140 125 22 87 56 16 38 REF Zagers and van Norren (2003), Zagers (2004) Berendschot and van Norren (2005) Delori et al. (2001) Dietzel et al. (2011) Hogg et al. (2012) Jahn et al. (2005) Liew et al. (2005) Sasamoto et al. (2011) Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration 27 28 Carotenoids and Retinal Disease Using fundus reflectance, Delori et al.

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Analyzing the MP spatial distribution from reflectance maps, three studies found no change in peak optical density with age (Kilbride et al. 1989; Chen et al. 2001; Wüstemeyer et al. 2003). ’s data using the directional reflectance method also showed no change with age (Zagers and van Norren 2003; Zagers 2004). Using reflectance spectroscopy (Berendschot and van Norren 2004), three studies showed no age effect (Broekmans et al. 2002; Berendschot and van Norren 2004, 2005), whereas a small increase with age was observed in a fourth study (Berendschot et al.

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