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Julie Poteet, OD, MS, CNS, FOWNS

Dr. Poteet nature photo of Piney Lake, Vail, Co.

‘All Disease Begins in the Gut’ — Hippocrates

March 4, 2024 Hippocrates (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC) is regarded as the father of modern medicine. Although he lived around 2,400 years ago, his aphorisms are still widely used today. A new


Macular Pigment Assessment in Eye Care

February 2, 2024 The macular pigment carotenoids, mainly lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin, are xanthophylls that uniquely accumulate in the macula, the central part of the retina responsible for sharp, detailed vision.1, 2 The macular pigment,

Optomap from 57-year- old without Drusen

Is An Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Injections?

January 4, 2024 Research has shown that both optometrists and ophthalmologists frequently fail to diagnose age-related macular degeneration (AMD) about 25% of the time with no difference between the two specialties.1 Histopathological and clinical research

DNA strand

Melatonin: Will It Be the New Vitamin D? 

August 29, 2023 Until recently, melatonin has been thought of primarily as the “sleep hormone.” The long held belief in scientific research has been that our pineal glands, in response to the light/dark cycle, produced

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