SUPPLYSIDE PANEL DISCUSSION

Eye Health: Exploring the Blue Light Opportunity

Thursday, September 28 | 2-4pm

While eye health has traditionally been connected to aging, concerns about younger adults are increasing due to the effects of blue light on visual function. The macular carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin function as “internal sunglasses,” protecting the eye from oxidative damage. Get the latest insights around the challenges of blue light, its effects on younger adults, and the types of nutritional interventions that could protect vision long-term.

  • What is the opportunity for nutritional products for eye health?
  • How does blue light adversely affect vision, and what are the steps to combat its effects?
  • What are some of the key nutritional ingredients to support eye health and fight oxidative damage?

Speakers


Maryellen Molyneaux

President

(NMI) Natural Marketing Institute

 

Julie Poteet, O.D.

Vice President

Ocular Nutrition Society