The Eyes Have It

Jun 26, 2018

Reporter Lauren Baggett has her lutein levels tested in UGA researcher Lisa Renzi-Hammond's lab. Renzi-Hammond and collaborators have shown higher lutein levels boost brain health.

Eyes may be the gateway to the soul, as the old adage goes, but to UGA researcher Lisa-Renzi-Hammond, eyes are the gateway to health. 

With the right tools, healthcare providers can detect the early signs of disease by taking a look at a patient’s eyes, so Lisa and fellow UGA collaborators are developing the technology to help those tools.