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Macular Carotenoids and Age-related Maculopathy

O'Connell E, Neelam K, Nolan JM, Au Eong KG, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract Lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) are concentrated at the macula, where they are collectively known as macular pigment ...

Lutein supplementation improvesvisual performance in Chinesedrivers: 1-year randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study: Theimportance of supplementing with allthree macular carotenoids

Nolan JM, Beatty S, Dennison J Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease To the Editor: We congratulate Yao et al [1] on their valuable contribution to the area of nutritional supplementation to maximize visual performance. ...

What is meso-zeaxanthin, and where does it come from?

Nolan JM, Meagher KA, Kashani S, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract The carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ) accumulate in the central retina, where they are collectively ...

Low macular pigment optical density is associated with lower cognitive performance in a large, population-based sample of older adults

Feeney J, Finucane C, Savva GM, Cronin H, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Macular pigment (MP) is comprised of the carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ), which selectively accumu ...

Concordance of macular pigment measurements obtained using customized heterochromatic flicker photometry, dual-wavelength autofluorescence, and single-wavelength reflectance

Dennison JL, Stack J, Beatty S, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease T his study compares in vivo measurements of macular pigment (MP) obtained using customized het- erochromatic fl icker photometry (cHFP; Macu ...

Response to Bernstein Et Al

Nolan JM, Meagher K, Kashani S, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease We welcome the letter by Bernstein et al 1 in response to our publication ‘ What is meso-zeaxanthin, and where does it come from? ’in Eye 201 ...

Macular Pigment, Visual Function, and Macular Disease among Subjects with Alzheimer’s Disease: An Exploratory Study

Nolan JM, Loskutova E, Howard AN, Moran R, Mulcahy R, Stack J, Bolger M, Dennison J, Akuffo KO, Owens N, Thurnham DI, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease B ackground: The macula (central retina) contains a yel ...

Regarding Macular Xanthophylls andω-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Meagher KA, Nolan JM, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease We read with interest the recently published ar- ticle by Arnold et al titled “Macular Xanthophylls and ω-3 Long- Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in ...

Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials (CREST): Design and Methodology of the CREST Randomized Controlled Trials

Akuffo KO, Beatty S, Stack J, Dennison J, O'Regan S, Meagher KA, Peto T, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P urpose: The Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials (CREST) aim to investigate the ...

Verification of Meso-Zeaxanthin in Fish

Nolan JM, Beatty S, Meagher KA, Howard AN, Kelly D, Thurnham DI Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease A bstract Background/Objectives: The carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ) accumulate in th ...

SUPPLEMENTATION WITH THREE DIFFERENT MACULAR CAROTENOID FORMULATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH EARLY AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

Sabour-Pickett S, Beatty S, Connolly E, Loughman J, Stack J, Howard AN, Klein R, Klein BE, Meuer SM, Myers CE, Akuffo KO, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P urpose: To investigate the impact of three differ ...

Measuring Visual Function Using the MultiQuity System:Comparison with an Established Device

Smolarek-Kasprzak P, Nolan JM, Beatty S, Dennison J, Akuffo KO, Kuchling R, Stack J, O'Regan G Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Purpose. To compare measures of visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity (CS) f ...

The Impact of Supplemental Macular Carotenoids in Alzheimer’s Disease:A Randomized Clinical Trial

Nolan JM. Loskutova E. Howard A. Mulcahy R. Stack J. Bolger M. Coen RF. Dennison J. Akuffo KO. Owens N.Power R. Thurnham D. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract. Background: Patients with Alzheimer’s ...

Sustained supplementation and monitored response with differing carotenoidformulations in early age-related macular degeneration

Akuffo BO. Nolan JM. Howard AN. Moran R. Klien R. Klien BE. Meuer SM. Sabour-Pickett S. Thumham DI. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease To compare the impact of sustained supplementation using different macul ...

Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration inthe Republic of Ireland

Akuffo BO. Nolan JM. Stack J. Moran R. Feeney J. Kenny RA. Peto T. Dooley C. Corcoran AM. Cronin H. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease ABSTRACT Background Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) remains the m ...

Cognitive Function and Its Relationshipwith Macular Pigment Optical Density and Serum Concentrations of its Constituent Carotenoids

Kelly D. Coen RF. Akuffo BO. Beatty S. Dennison J. Moran R. Stack J. Howard AN. Mulcahy R. Nolan JM. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease A bstract. Background: Macular pigment (MP) levels correlate with brain concentra ...

Visual Function and Its Relationship with Severity of Early, and Activity of Neovascular, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Loughman J. Sabour-Pickett S. Nolan JM. Klien B. Klien R. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Purpose: To investigate the relationship between visual function and severity of early age-related macular degener ...

Assessment of lutein, zeaxanthin andmeso-zeaxanthin concentrations in dietary supplements by chiral high-performance liquid chromatography

Prado-Cabrero A. Beatty S. Stack J. Howard AN. Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract We investigated the concordance between actual and declared content of the three macular carot- enoids in commerciall ...

Concordance of Macular Pigment Measurement Using Customized Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry and Fundus Autofluorescence in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Prado-Cabrero A. Beatty S. Stack J. Howard AN. Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P URPOSE. We compared macular pigment (MP) measurements using customized heterochro- matic flicker photometry (Macular Metrics ...

Lutein, zeaxanthin andmeso-zeaxanthin content of eggs laid by hens supplemented with free and esterified xanthophylls

Nolan JM. Meagher KA. Howard AN. Moran R. Thumham DI. Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract The xanthophyll carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z) and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ) are found at the macula, the c ...

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