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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What r the best nutritious supplements for eyes?

What r the best nutritious supplements for eyes?

Omega 3: Omega 3 fatty acid supplements will help with quality of tears so your tears don't evaporate so quickly. It also has a role in trying to prevent macular degeneration from worsening. ...Read more

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What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

O3: There are many supplements which have been touted to help increase tear production, glandular function and reduce dry eye symptoms overall. A recent study published in the journal ophthalmology demonstrated omega-3 (fish oil) supplementation has been shown to consistently help with symptoms. Other supplements may work as well, but definitive studies are pending. ...Read more

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Are there supplements that I can take to reverse sun damage to the eyes?

Are there supplements that I can take to reverse sun damage to the eyes?

No: For age related macular degeneration, a specific vitamin/mineral/ antioxidant formula has been developed to slow the progression of this specific disease. Nothing to date has ever shown reversal of the aging changes of the eye. This also applies to other age changes such as cataract, elastosis, degenerative eyelid changes, etc. Best advice: eat plenty of vegetables/fruits, don't smoke, UV PROTECT ...Read more

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Hi, If I take Lutein And Zexanthin Supplements Will my eyes Actually Benefit?

Hi, If I take Lutein And Zexanthin Supplements Will my eyes Actually Benefit?

Not likely: These two components have been suggested as an adjunct to help prevent the progression of older folks macular degeneration. Deficiency of these in young persons has never been identified and the studies for macular degeneration are rather weak. It is unlikely at your age that these will be of benefit. ...Read more

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Are eye health supplements effective?

Are eye health supplements effective?

To some degree: Most supplements have little benefit for the eye's health. A large study called areds found that patients at high risk for developing macular degeneration showed decreased risk with use of a combination of vitamins a, e, c, zinc and copper. No other scientific study has shown a true benefit (or necessity) of supplements to ward off disease in otherwise healthy eyes. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine or supplement for eye health?

Many: There are many vitamin supplements for eye health. Most contain a wide variety of vitamins, including anti-oxidant vitamins like lutein. There is no dependable information that one brand is significantly better than another. Commonly used vitamins include centrum silver, ocuvite, and numerous others. These are probably most useful if you have early macular degeneration, or if it runs in the family. ...Read more

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Is thera tears supplement for dry eyes a good product?

Is thera tears supplement for dry eyes a good product?

Yes: Theratears™ nutrition supplement is good for helping dry eye symptoms. That contain:
omega-3 fatty acids (from fish oil):
epa 450mg +
dha 300mg +
flaxseed oil (organic) 1000 mg +
vitamine e (as d-alpha tocopherol) 183 iu 611%
mixed tocopherol concentrate 20 mg + (including gamma tocopherol). ...Read more

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Can you tell me any good eye supplements for eye health?

Can you tell me any good eye supplements for eye health?

Several: Lutein and zeaxanthin (yellow peppers, chard, broccoli, mangoes) are antioxidants that help protect the eye. Some other supplements good for the eye are selenium, zinc, beta carotene, and vitamins a, c, and e. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any good supplements to take that are in the market for helping bad eye sight?

Can you tell me any good supplements to take that are in the market for helping bad eye sight?

AREDS: Areds pills (made by icaps ; preservision) are a specific cocktail of vitamins proven to slow down or stop certain retinal disease deterioration. It will not reverse poor vision though and can not be used by patients who are currently smokers. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 month 10 days old. Her leftside eye become sticky & watery & she's not gaining wait still, is this necessary to give her food supplement?

My baby is 2 month 10 days old. Her leftside eye become sticky & watery & she's not gaining wait still, is this necessary to give her food supplement?

Eye: This eye problem is likely a clogged tear duct. Take a warm cotton ball and gently massage the inner eye by the nose. Most infants grow out of it. The weight issue is a problem and you should see the infants doctor. Do not give any supplements. Breast milk is best or formula. ...Read more

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Is lutein supplement good for the eyes and myopia?

Is lutein supplement good for the eyes and myopia?

Sort of: Lutein is an essential vitamin for the retina. It has no known effect on myopia or nearsightedness. In the diet, lutein is found in high concentrations in dark, green leafy vegetables, like kale and mustand greens, and in egg yolks. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes should I take omega3 supplements or omega6 supplements or both?

I have dry eyes should I take omega3 supplements or omega6 supplements or both?

Focus on Omega 3: Omega 3 supplements will likely suit you best. Check on the components (epa and dha to compare options). Although both of these types of essential fatty acids are needed, your "normal" diet is more likely to be supplying you with your sources of omega 6. The omega 3 can be added by diet (certain fish like salmon), by precursors (certain nuts and seeds like walnuts) or by supplements. Good luck! ...Read more

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My baby is 2 month 10days old. Her left eye become watery & sticky even she's not gaining her weight. Is this necessary to give food supplement?

See MD: It seems there are 2 issues: the eye and the weight. Eye tearing/discharge in an infant can be normal when one of the valves draining the tears into the nose hasn't fully opened (valve of hasner). Most of these tear valves open by age 2-3 years, so that immediate intervention isn't necessary, as long as the eye isn't red. Your baby's low weight should be addressed by a pediatrician. ...Read more

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Are there vitamin supplements (to help vision) recommended for people with normal eyes, at certain ages; or are the advertised supplements unproven?

Are there vitamin supplements (to help vision) recommended for people with normal eyes, at certain ages; or are the advertised supplements unproven?

Supplements: Certain vitamin supplements have been proven to help with certain conditions of the eyes. There are several published studies that show this. Certain conditions respond to certain vitamin and supplement treatments. There is a large body of evidence in many areas to show help. ...Read more

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Sudden eye bluring while working and idle. Along with sweat and lethargic feel. I hopefully take proper diet foods and supplements. What will b reasn?

Sudden eye bluring while working and idle. Along with sweat and lethargic feel. I hopefully take proper diet foods and supplements. What will b reasn?

Many Potential: Reasons including low blood sugar from not eating recently, dehydration from poor fluid intake, lack of proper sleep, oncoming viral illness, etc. It also could be from a rapid position change or a number of other reasons. If this becomes more persistent or worsens then you ought to seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Any methods, precautions supplements to make myopic eye power contant???, power increasing rapidly

Any methods, precautions supplements to make myopic eye power contant???, power increasing rapidly

No sure way, but...: If a person's nearsightedness correction power is "increasing rapidly", she should be reevaluated by an MD ophthalmologist to see if anything unusual is going on. Usually, a child's, teen's or young adult's nearsightedness slowly increases each year until her eyes stabilize. There is no proven way to naturally stop the progression of one's nearsightedness. ...Read more

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Is 80 mg zinc (in supplements and diet) and 1 mg copper safe to take for six weeks? The eye formula has 80 mg zinc and 2 mg copper.

Is 80 mg zinc (in supplements and diet) and 1 mg copper safe to take for six weeks? The eye formula has 80 mg zinc and 2 mg copper.

Zinc side effects: Zinc is likely safe for most adults when applied to the skin, or when taken by mouth in amounts not larger than 40 mg per day. Routine zinc supplementation is not recommended without the advice of a healthcare professional. In some people, zinc might cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, metallic taste, kidney and stomach damage, and other side effects. Using zinc on broken skin may cause burning, sti. ...Read more

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Do theralife supplements help post lasik dry eye?

Do theralife supplements help post lasik dry eye?

Sometimes!: It is overall a well designed product! It may alo help with post lasik dry eyes, but I would not hang my hat on hat! ...Read more

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Could dry eye syndrome be related to using krill oil supplements?

Could dry eye syndrome be related to using krill oil supplements?

Krill oil for dry ey: Krill oil contains omega 3 fatty acids (as well as strong antioxidants). It should help dry eye syndrome, not hurt it. ...Read more

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Is lutein supplements safe to take for dry eye syndrome? Any side effects?

Is lutein supplements safe to take for dry eye syndrome? Any side effects?

No harm: Lutein is suggested to improve macular health. There is no evidence of its effectiveness in dry eyes although no harm is done by using it. Consider using flax seed oil as a useful supplement for dry eyes. ...Read more

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Will your eyes get worse if you take a lutein and zeaxanthin eye supplement? I have normal vision but trying to improve it. Are there any side effects

Will your eyes get worse if you take a lutein and zeaxanthin eye supplement? I have normal vision but trying to improve it. Are there any side effects

Lutein & zeaxanthin: Lutein & zeaxanthin are anti-oxidants that help protect the retina against aging/stress. They do not make your eye worse. The best way to get these in your body is with natural foods unless you have confluent drusen in your retina (see [email protected] Com). ...Read more

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Can supraorbital Neuralgia be triggered by food or supplements I also get tiny tingly sensations around the eyes, cheeks, and sometimes lips sometimes?

Can supraorbital Neuralgia be triggered by food or supplements I also get tiny tingly sensations around the eyes, cheeks, and sometimes lips sometimes?

No: I don't blame you for looking for answers, but you may have to reconcile yourself to the reality that modern medicine cannot (yet) provide an answer that satisfies you. We know what causes a myriad of diseases that were mysteries just a few years ago, but with many more we're not there yet. Your energy woild be better spent focusing on care (symptomatic relief) rather than cure. ...Read more

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How does consuming fish oil supplements help with my dry eye symptoms?

How does consuming fish oil supplements help with my dry eye symptoms?

Fish oil: Not really rigorous scientific data for many of the fish oil claims. Look into the background when you hear things about 'health food' claims. Fish oil has more data for some things than most. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal supplements/vitamins that can help dry eyes or improve vision?

Could you suggest good herbal supplements/vitamins that can help dry eyes or improve vision?

Yes: Oral omega-3's can help dry eyes. I have many patients that have seen the benefits of them with their symptoms for dry eyes. Evoa dry suppliments, thera tears nutrition is another. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins or supplements/herbs that can cause dry eye syndrome? Please list them if there are.

Are there any vitamins or supplements/herbs that can cause dry eye syndrome? Please list them if there are.

Perhaps some help: The National Eye Institute, in "Facts About Dry Eye" identifies prescription medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, anti-depressants as frequent causes of dry eye, but makes only the broad statement "both excessive and insufficient dosages of vitamins can contribute to dry eye." Anti-oxidant/fish oil sources are promoted as helpful, as is vitamin E, evening primrose oil, flax seed ...Read more