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Can ocuvite help a person with glaucoma?

Can ocuvite help a person with glaucoma?

No: Ocuvite has ingredients designed to reduce the likely hood of getting macular degeneration is has nothing to do with glaucoma. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

A condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness ...Read more


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Does ocuvite help people with glaucoma?

Does ocuvite help people with glaucoma?

No: Ocuvite is a formulation of vitamins and minerals which have been shown to help people with early to moderate macular degeneration. It has not been shown to have any impact on glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can the supplement ocuvite help glaucoma?

Can the supplement ocuvite help glaucoma?

No prove evidence: There is no evidence that this vitamin will aid in the treatment of glaucoma. It is purely for slowing the progression of moderate dry macular degeneration. ...Read more

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Can the supplement ocuvite help people with glaucoma?

Probably not: Ocuvite is specifically formulated to help slow the progression of macualr degeneration. Most ocuvite versions are combinations of anti-oxident vitamins and high dose zinck. At this time, there is no know benefit of ocuvite to the disease glaucoma. See a glaucoma specialist to see if glaucoma is even a worry for you. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the supplement ocuvite help glaucoma?

I was wondering does the supplement ocuvite help glaucoma?

No: Ocuvite is a supplement recommended for individuals affected by age-related macular degeneration. To date, I'm unaware of any supplements that are recommended for glaucoma that have undergone peer review. ...Read more

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Does ocuvite work?

Does ocuvite work?

For what?: Supplements may work for people who have macular degeneration, but if you're trying to prevent that eye disease, it's best to eat a healthy diet, with lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Ocuvite has not been shown to help prevent eye diseases. ...Read more

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Can ocuvite make my anxiety worse? It's the only new thing I'm taking...

Not usually: Ocuvite is a special eye vitamin that is not usually associated with anxiety. Please consult with your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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What is ocuvite?

What is ocuvite?

For prevention AMD: Prevents worsening of amd in those predisposed per the areds study. ...Read more

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What is ocuvite for?

What is ocuvite for?

Eye vitamin: The Age-related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) showed that high doses of certain vitamins slowed the progression of vision loss in age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). Ocu-vite is a combination similar to what was used in this study. I recommend eye vitamins for those wish to lower their risk of ARMD, the most common cause of blindness in the elderly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long ocuvite has been on the market?

Can you tell me how long ocuvite has been on the market?

Ocuvite Antioxidants: Ocuvite was formulated in the early 80's for eye doctors to recommend to our patients but us M.D.'s were unable or unwilling to tell our patients about the benefits of antioxidants in decreasing eye problems like macular degeneration. Then Bausch & Lomb bought them and brought them to the masses after the FDA study proved their valuable results. Only then did skeptical (backward) doctors use them ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long ocuvite Adult 50+ has been on the market?

Several years: Bausch and lomb the eye care people promote this and they are a pretty reliable company.
whether the vits can prevent or improve macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy etc which cause decreased vision. is not clear, but they seem to be popular and not harmful. ...Read more

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After taking ocuvite for 2 weeks lost sence of taste how long to get it back?

After taking ocuvite for 2 weeks lost sence of taste how long to get it back?

Taste loss: This is a rare, but reported, side effect of ocuvite. I have not personally encounted it in patients, but ironically, zinc (present in ocuvite) has been used to increase the sense of taste. You could discuss this with your treating eye doctor, and consider discontinuing the supplement to see if the taste recovers, as there may be other causes of taste loss as well. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

Upset stomach: This product is generally well-tolerated but occasional patients complain of stomach ache or nausea. ...Read more

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What vitamins are in ocuvite?

What vitamins are in ocuvite?

Vitamins A, C and E: Depending on the formulation. It also contains the minerals zinc and copper, and antioxidants lutein and zeathanin. ...Read more

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I want to know why I can't use ocuvite for my eye-vision?

I want to know why I can't use ocuvite for my eye-vision?

Macular degeneration: Ocuvite has been tested and proven to delay the progression of macular degeneration. It has not been tested for any other issue. For instance, no one believes it will correct ordinary refractive needs (for glasses). Ocuvite will not harm you if you take it (except for the cost) but may not be actually helpful for any other condition. ...Read more

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Which one is better? Geriatric pharmaton or ocuvite eye + multi?

Which one is better? Geriatric pharmaton or ocuvite eye + multi?

Ocuvite: I am not familiar with your 1st med. Areds approved eye vitamins are for elderly or high risk patient with macular drusen degeneration. If you are young ; healthy like your photo, you would do well with a generic multivit with good antioxidants. ...Read more

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Can I take ocuvite to help my eyes get the vitamins they need?

Can I take ocuvite to help my eyes get the vitamins they need?

Eye vitamins: Ocuvites are eye vitamins that help prevent macula degeneration. They contain many of the vitamins that are important in maintaining the health of the eyes. They are great vitamins. ...Read more

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Does ocuvite improve my eye condition? My eyes are usually blurry. I spend more than twelve hours in front of screen.

Does ocuvite improve my eye condition? My eyes are usually blurry. I spend more than twelve hours in front of screen.

Blurry vision: Ocuvite and other eye-related vitamins are not likely to correct blurry vision, for which there are multiple possible causes. You can start by seeing an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. Depending on the results, you may also need to see a neurologist. ...Read more