Did you know that there is a significant correlation between your macular pigment density and visual performance? Contrast sensitivity is the ability to see objects that may not be outlined clearly. Examples include seeing a white baseball against the sky; a person standing in the shadows; or cars or traffic lights at night. Contrast sensitivity diminishes with age, but science supports that healthy macular pigment can greatly improve contrast sensitivity.
Below is an example of diminished contrast sensitivity and how it can pose significant dangers in “everyday” situations.
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