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Foods That Are Good For Your Eyes And Vision
Most are fine: Look for drops that say lubricating or tear replacement. Do not use the drops that say "gets the red out" as these are drying. Toxic and allergenic substances in artificial tears have been removed from the USA market but might be present if you choose to use drops from another country. ...Read more
Are there any supplements or foods that are good for eye health? I want my eyes to be as healthy as possible. Regret looking directly at sun today.
Eye vitamins : Yes there are. Visit your local pharmacy for your options ...Read more
Sunglasses, diet: Easiest and most simple ways to protect your eye health are: 1). Protect your eyes from potential injury with safety glasses when working with tools, or for paintball, racquet sports etc. 2). Wear sunglasses when in bright light for extended periods. 3). Eat a healthy diet with lots of vegetables, spinach, etc. 4). Have regular eye exams by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Does having a healthy diet make your vision and hearing better? What are the advantages of being healthy? Does being healthy limit headaches?
Not much: Picking the right parents would be the highest on the list. Avoid occupation where long stretches of near work or study is required (eg md's). If you can't become a forest ranger and want to do a lot of studying, take frequent breaks. ...Read more
A, D, Zinc, B-12: Eating non processed foods and eating good vegetables at each meal and using high quality protein like beans and egg if possible will provide the proteins and anti-oxidants. In the summer one can get vitamin d3 from the sun. Taurine is an Amino Acid in dairy and beef that is helpful. Google robert ritch natural compounds for eye nutrients that are good for everything. ...Read more
Can you really lighten your eye color with honey and water and if so is there and health concerns in doing so.?
Brown or grey: To block the uv light most effectively, sunglasses of brown or grey are the best. These always have incorporated in them uv blockage. Other colors are mostly cosmetic and a few for special circumstances. None are bad for the eyes although some are not effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A varied diet.: A regular and varied diet is best. You will get everything that your body, and your brain, needs. More important is what to avoid - excessive alcohol, tobacco, street drugs and foods that add to cardiovascualr risks such as high salt or high fat foods. While you are at it make sure to get enough sleep. ...Read more
Besides carrots, what foods are good for vision and warding off glaucoma? Have a family history of glaucoma and already seeing early signs.
Carrots: A balanced diet is good for your eyes. Severe vitamin deficiencies can cause problems, but these are rarely seen in the U.S. outside of malnutrition situations. I'm sorry, there are no foods to eat that will prevent glaucoma. Please see your eye MD for proper evaluation and testing. Early detection is helpful. ...Read more
Any: No fruits will increase or decrease thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more
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