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Can eating carrot or drinking carrot juice really increase or improve eye sight?

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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: Beta carotene incarrots helps make vitamin a.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Vitamin A deficiency is extremely uncommon in the Western diet. Your eyesight by eating carrots would only be helped if you were losing vision due to deficiency. This has only been seen in the US in extreme hyperelimination diets.
Apr 23, 2012

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