It is one of the biggest deals in Shark Tank history… does it work for Macular Degeneration?

If you have been following our blogs, you know that we have been talking a lot about Macular Degeneration. We want to give a brief overview for those of you who do not know, but also look at this powerful relief in CBD gummies created by two sisters, Donna and Rosy Khalife.

What is Macular Degeneration?

Macular Degeneration has two types. Dry and wet. The dry form is more common. This is when the parts of the macula thin with age and clumps of protein call drusen grow. Losing vision. There is no treatment for dry Macular Degeneration.

Wet Macular Degeneration, less common, but more serious is when abnormal blood vessels grow under the retina. These vessels leak causing scarring of the macula.

Most people do not know they have Macular Degeneration until they already have vision loss.

What causes Macular Degeneration?

The largest cause of Macular Degeneration is age. Other factors include family history, smoking, diet, and hypertension.

Studies show that over 50 million Americans struggle with Macular Degeneration. Only a little more half of that feel like they have the condition under control

Ok… what about this Shark Tank Deal????

So sisters, who are also chemists from MIT, made one of the biggest deals in Shark Tank history where all sharks teamed up fronting $2.5 million dollars.

It is no secret as THC and CBD become more legalized and readily available that they will become more of a standard treatment for all kinds of issues. From pain to insomnia. So the fact that the optical industry is also looking into using this is no surprise. These sisters created a Green Ape CBD Gummies. These sisters believe the formula can stop Macular Degeneration.

There are a number of different types of “cures” on the market. They mostly claim to slow or help reverse Macular Degeneration. These sisters have created the first reuptake inhibitor. They believe this will cure Macular Degeneration. These inhibitors work by inhibiting the plasmalemmal transporter. Essentially a powerful way to fight Macular Degeneration.

At the end of the day, there are a ton of different ways to help treat Macular Degeneration. There is currently no cure. The only way to get a diagnosis and see what works for you is setting up an exam with an eye doctor. If you feel you may need help, contact us today for an appointment!