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do carrots help your eyes

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Good nutrition: It is not necessary to eat extra vitamins for the eyes as long as you have a good balanced diet that includes lots of leafy green vegetable.
Dr. Paul First
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Good nutrition: Your eyes depend on good circulation and good nutrition. Eating a good diet with the proper oils, proteins nutrients and antioxidants are essential ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Raw/Cooked: I can't say that carrots will do all the things you would like them to but, in general, raw foods have more living enzymes than cooked. Thus, there i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No effect: The nutrients in carrot juice will be digested in your GI tract, and dispersed in your blood stream. They have no known effect on eye redness. If th ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Green Leafy Veggies: Carrots have vitamin a. Your liver can store enough beta-carotene (vitamin a) for a year if you eat one carrot. Green leafy veggies contain anti-oxi ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin A is good...: Lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega 3 fatty acids may help with macular degeneration and are found in many fruits and vegetables, fish, egg yolks etc. (as w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Yes: Carrots contain vitamin a which is good for the eyes.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: While the carotene in carrots is essential for vision, the diet in the 1st world has so much of this that deficiency is vanishingly rare. Taking an ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: Patients with eye disease as a result of vitamin deficiencies may get improvement of vision and dry eyes from the nutrients in carrots or multivitamin ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
20 years experience Ophthalmology
No, but eat them: Antioxidants in the diet are very good for your overall eye health (carrots, leafy greens, blueberries, overall high intake of fruits and veggies). T ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Vitamin A: Vitamin a.
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