Dr. Michael Lange is excited to announce that the Lange Eye Institute is using a new at home monitoring device developed for macular degeneration patients called Foresee Home AMD Monitoring Program. The Lange Eye Institute is one of the first eye care centers in the country to utilize this technology, this is the first FDA cleared home telemonitoring system for macular degeneration . ForeseeHome allows patients to take a proactive role in preserving their vision at home. This advanced technology allows for the detection of early macular changes before the patients is aware. The device transmits the results of the test daily to a monitoring center via a cellular modem or phone line. The Foresee Home has been clinically proven to be very sensitive at picking up the earliest changes from dry macular degeneration to wet macular degeneration. The data center then alerts the doctors office of the potential changes in the patients retina and allows for much earlier intervention by the retina specialist to lessen the potential damage! if intereste set up an appointment to be seen at the Lange Eye Institute in The Villages Florida or call 352 753 4014. Dr Michael Lange says the key is “early detection” and he feels this device will improve the doctors abillitied to intervene in the earliest stages of wet macular degeneration and save a lot of visual loss.
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Michael Lange OD, CNS of Lange Eye Care in Ocala Florida has been in the research and development of supplements for eye diseases for the last ten years. Dr. Lange has recently developed the first zinc free eye vitamin for macular degeneration called Fortifeye Zinc Free Macular defense. Dr. Lange states that eye doctors need to do a genetic test on their patients before recommending nutritional supplements for their macular degeneration. Michael Lange OD states that the specific DNA of a person will help determine which antioxidants are beneficial and whether or not zinc is good for the eyes or bad? Dr. Lange states that higher than 50% of the patients he runs DNA tests on that have macular degeneration are in the need of a zinc free vitamin! Dr, Lange recommends anyone with Macular degeneration , make sure they have a genetic test done as soon as possible through their Optometrist or Ophthalmologist so they will know what supplemnts are best for their condition. Fortifeye Vitamins has six different supplements that can be recommended based on weight, disease entity, age and genetic type. Click on the link belwo to learn more.