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Dr. Paul Bernstein S.

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

University of Utah School of Medicine

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University of Utah School of Medicine

Background Information

Employment History

Mary Boesche Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Tenured Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences In the Retina Division

Moran Eye Center

Associate Professor of Opthalmology At the Moran Eye Center

University of Utah

Affiliations

Board of Trustees Member
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Scientific Advisory Board Member
ScienceBased Health

Scientific Advisory Board Member
SBH

Scientific Advisory Board Member
SBH

Scientific Advisory Board Member
Foundation Fighting Blindness Inc

Member of the AREDS II Study Executive Committee
National Eye Institute

Scientific Advisory Board Member
System Source

Member
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member
University of Utah Patent Advisory Committee

Member
University of Utah Academic Senate

Education

Harvard College

BA

Chemistry

Harvard University

M.D.

University of Utah

M.D.

pharmacology

Harvard University

MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School

MD

Jules Stein Eye Institute of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

MD

Moran Eye Center University of Utah School of Medicine Himalayan Cataract Project

MD

University of Utah 6TH ANNUAL JSEI/SCCO JOINT OPTOMETRIC SYMPOSIUM

MD

University of Utah School of Medicine

PhD

Pharmacology

Harvard Medical School

medical degree

Harvard University School of Medicine

Web References (186 Total References)


Gordon Research Conferences - 2010 Program (Carotenoids)

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Keynote Presentation: Paul Bernstein (University of Utah School of Medicine, USA)


"I tell my patients that fruit ...

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"I tell my patients that fruit and vegetable consumption are very important for eye health ? this study validates that notion," said Dr. Paul Bernstein, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss, especially in the elderly. It affects the macula, the center part of the retina, and can lead to declines in sharp central vision and even blindness, experts say.
Scientists have already linked a variety of factors to the condition including genetics, smoking and nutrition, said Bernstein, who was not involved in the new study. However, treatment for AMD may be limited depending on the type of macular degeneration that a person develops, he said.


"I tell my patients that fruit ...

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"I tell my patients that fruit and vegetable consumption are very important for eye health -- this study validates that notion," said Dr. Paul Bernstein, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss, especially in the elderly. It affects the macula, the center part of the retina, and can lead to declines in sharp central vision and even blindness, experts say.
Scientists have already linked a variety of factors to the condition including genetics, smoking and nutrition, said Bernstein, who was not involved in the new study. However, treatment for AMD may be limited depending on the type of macular degeneration that a person develops, he said.
...
Lutein is found in eggs and dark leafy vegetables including broccoli, kale and spinach, Bernstein said. Zeaxanthin is harder to find in the diet, he said, but you can get it from corn, orange peppers and goji berries.
...
Bernstein cautioned that the study has some weaknesses. It's based on people's recollections of their diets, he said, and doesn't examine the levels of the carotenoids that actually made it into their bodies and eyes. Still, he praised the research.
Would carotenoid supplements help? Bernstein said he often recommends nutritional supplements to people with intermediate and advanced forms of macular degeneration, but it's not proven if they'll help people who may be at risk for the condition.
However, he said, a diet high in fruits and vegetables is important, especially colorful vegetables. Consume several servings a day, he advised.
"The people who are only consuming two servings a day are the ones we worry about," Bernstein said.


"I tell my patients that fruit ...

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"I tell my patients that fruit and vegetable consumption are very important for eye health -- this study validates that notion," said Dr. Paul Bernstein, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss, especially in the elderly. It affects the macula, the center part of the retina, and can lead to declines in sharp central vision and even blindness, experts say.
Scientists have already linked a variety of factors to the condition including genetics, smoking and nutrition, said Bernstein, who was not involved in the new study. However, treatment for AMD may be limited depending on the type of macular degeneration that a person develops, he said.
...
Lutein is found in eggs and dark leafy vegetables including broccoli, kale and spinach, Bernstein said. Zeaxanthin is harder to find in the diet, he said, but you can get it from corn, orange peppers and goji berries.
...
Bernstein cautioned that the study has some weaknesses. It's based on people's recollections of their diets, he said, and doesn't examine the levels of the carotenoids that actually made it into their bodies and eyes. Still, he praised the research.
Would carotenoid supplements help? Bernstein said he often recommends nutritional supplements to people with intermediate and advanced forms of macular degeneration, but it's not proven if they'll help people who may be at risk for the condition.
However, he said, a diet high in fruits and vegetables is important, especially colorful vegetables. Consume several servings a day, he advised.
"The people who are only consuming two servings a day are the ones we worry about," Bernstein said.
...
SOURCES: Joanne (Juan) Wu, graduate student in nutrition epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston; Paul Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., professor, ophthalmology and visual sciences, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City; Oct. 8, 2015, JAMA Ophthalmology, online


"I tell my patients that fruit ...

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"I tell my patients that fruit and vegetable consumption are very important for eye health -- this study validates that notion," said Dr. Paul Bernstein, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss, especially in the elderly. It affects the macula, the center part of the retina, and can lead to declines in sharp central vision and even blindness, experts say.
Scientists have already linked a variety of factors to the condition including genetics, smoking and nutrition, said Bernstein, who was not involved in the new study. However, treatment for AMD may be limited depending on the type of macular degeneration that a person develops, he said.
...
Lutein is found in eggs and dark leafy vegetables including broccoli, kale and spinach, Bernstein said. Zeaxanthin is harder to find in the diet, he said, but you can get it from corn, orange peppers and goji berries.
...
Bernstein cautioned that the study has some weaknesses. It's based on people's recollections of their diets, he said, and doesn't examine the levels of the carotenoids that actually made it into their bodies and eyes. Still, he praised the research.
Would carotenoid supplements help? Bernstein said he often recommends nutritional supplements to people with intermediate and advanced forms of macular degeneration, but it's not proven if they'll help people who may be at risk for the condition.
However, he said, a diet high in fruits and vegetables is important, especially colorful vegetables. Consume several servings a day, he advised.
"The people who are only consuming two servings a day are the ones we worry about," Bernstein said.
...
SOURCES: Joanne (Juan) Wu, graduate student in nutrition epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston; Paul Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., professor, ophthalmology and visual sciences, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City; Oct. 8, 2015, JAMA Ophthalmology, online

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