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What is behcet(name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure(if has any cure)?

What is behcet(name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure(if has any cure)?

See details: Behcet's syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by oral, genital and/or rectal ulcers and eye inflammation. There are numerous other clinical manifestations including joint, neurologic, skin and GI problems. There are no cures but there are effective treatment, especially tnf agents such as remicade. ...Read more

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How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

Balanced diet: Eating a balanced diet which is rich in antioxidants, taking a daily multivitamin with lutein and omega-3 fatty acid supplements are helpful in maintaining healthy eyes. Avoiding tobacco products is also important. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your eye health?

How does your diet affect your eye health?

Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read more

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What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

Improve tear film: keep the eyes from drying out is your best bet! Prevent eyes from feeling dry, good eye hygiene. Take contacts out at night to prevent against proteinaceous build up on lens. ...Read more

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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

What are some medicines to improve eye health?

Lutein, zeaxanthin: For certain forms of macular degeneration the above nutrients may possibly be helpful. Vitamin a is needed to maintain eye health. So is vitamin d. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for good eye health?

What is a good diet for good eye health?

Normal balance: The eye is very good at extracting what it needs from the bloodstream. If you have a reasonable balanced diet, then your eyes will find what they need. To help your eyes, see an ophthalmologist on a regular basis to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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What does your eye health indicate about your overall health?

What does your eye health indicate about your overall health?

A hint: Your ophthalmologist can look at your eyes and get a clue to conditions like diabetes, hypertension and many inherited diseases. Other disease may not be refrlected in an eye examination so an eye examination should be part of an overall health evaluation directed by your family doctor or internist. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve eye health and vision?

What can I do to improve eye health and vision?

Good lifestyle: Heredity plays a dominant role but if you eat well, exercise and visit your ophthalmologist regularly, you will maximize your changes to maintain good eye health and vision. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I improve my eye health/vision?

I was just wondering how can I improve my eye health/vision?

Eye health: Some studies are more conclusive than others with respect to eye health. Personally i protect my eyes from excess uv light with sunglasses outside, take an omega 3 oil capsule regularly, eat a balanced diet with more fish, vegetables and whole grains, (exercise ; weight control to decrease risk of diabetes) ; consider a multi-vitamin if I am more worried about macular degeneration in my future. ...Read more