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Preserve your windows on the World

 by John W Jones, MD, MPH
March 2016


Nutritional Recommendations

Vitamin C-500
Ultra DM Complex

Age Related Eye Diseases (ARED)

This section is of interest to those who have any of the Age Related Eye Diseases.  these 4 are the most Common:
  • Macular Degeneration. 
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

Start with the Basic Eye recommendations: Ultra Omega-Linic, Ultra Vites, Ultra Vision and Vitamin E-400.  Then consider adding the following Nutrients to Preserve your Wonderful Windows to Beauty in the World.


Studies show that Bilberry has antioxidant properties that protect the phospholipids and it prevents free radical oxidation. It is rich in anthocyanidins and proanthocyanadins. Studies have shown that its use  improved vision in people with cataracts and macular degeneration.  It has also been used successfully in Diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. It has been shown to slow the development of  cataracts. It also improves night vision.

MSM - an effective delivery system

MSM-750. MSM is important to vision because it is a methyl donor and enhances the action of transmethylation.  In addition, Ultra Vites contains high levels of Folic acid and B12.  These two vitamins play an active role in transmethylation, which is critical to proper macular function.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C-500 is a true time released Ascorbic Acid with Rutin. Vitamin C-500 plus Ultra-Vision plus Ultra Vites delivers a total of 800 mg vitamin C. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that has a long track record for use in diseases of the eye.

For Wet Macular Degeneration

People with wet macular degeneration have a unique problem with the growth of blood vessels and bleeding in the macula. The special herbal VeinTonic formula may be helpful, especially when used in conjunction with the other nutrients I recommend in this protocol.  In addition, Rutin, a bioflavonoid, supports the repair of blood vessels, along with its anti oxidant and anti inflammatory properties.

Diabetic retinopathy

In addition to all of the above recommendations, there are special needs for Diabetic retinopathy.  To address these special needs you should add the following products to the above recommendations.

More AntiOxidant Protection

Ultra DM Complex is a mixture of three substances (Alpha Lipoic Acid, Cinnamon and GTF Chromium) that have been shown to help control blood sugar in Individuals who are insulin resistant or who have type 2 diabetes. When used together they have a synergistic action.  This product can be used with or without insulin or oral hypoglycemic medications. There have been some studies showing the benefit of Alpha Lipoic acid and GTF Chromium on macular health.  Alpha Lipoic acid is another one of the major phospholipid antioxidants.  InflamEase

If inflammation continues to be a problem, even after the applying all of the above recommendations, consider InflamEase - a  Proprietary blend that contains Vitis vinifera (BioVin® full spectrum grape) extract, pineapple (Ananas comosus) fruit extract, burdock (Arctium lappa) root extract.  BioVin® is a proanthocyanidin, which is a potent anti inflammatory, and is also protective against lipid peroxidation.  Proanthocyanadins have been shown to have activities that improve diabetic complications such as neuropathy, retinopathy or nephropathy.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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