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Doctor insights on: How Many Carrots Should We To Eat To Improve Our Eye Sight

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How many carrots should we to eat to improve our eye sight?

How many carrots should we to eat to improve our eye sight?

Carrots and eye: A balanced diet is best. Carrots are good for the eyes-- a quarter cup per day is plenty. Also try to add green leafy vegetables such as kale, collards, spinach, and cabbage to your diet. Salads are good. Also, the red and orange vegetables are good for your eyes. Try to eat plenty of blueberries, oranges, bananas, and blackberries. Also, eat fish once or twice a week. ...Read more

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Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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Can bad eye sight be improved by eating carrots?

Can bad eye sight be improved by eating carrots?

No, but eat them: Antioxidants in the diet are very good for your overall eye health (carrots, leafy greens, blueberries, overall high intake of fruits and veggies). These primarily impact the health of the retina over your lifetime, and may have an effect on the development of cataracts, though this is a weaker association. These good things, though, won't change or decrease your need for glasses or contacts. ...Read more

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Can carrots really make your eye sight better?

Can carrots really make your eye sight better?

No: While the carotene in carrots is essential for vision, the diet in the 1st world has so much of this that deficiency is vanishingly rare. Taking an excess is no helpful - the eye grabs what it needs from the blood stream and cannot store any. The issue of carrots relates to a wwii myth by the british to fool the luftwaffe into not understanding the help from radar (look it up). ...Read more

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What is the vitamin in carrots that is supposed to help your eye sight?

What is the vitamin in carrots that is supposed to help your eye sight?

Beta Carotene: Vitamin a and more importantly, its derivatives, are found in abundance in the retina (the film layer of the eye). It is very important for the proper functioning of the eye. What is not very clear is whether eating a lot of foods rich in vitamin a makes any difference in the overall health of the eye, as long as you are not deficient in it. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would exercising my eyes improve my eye sight a bit?

Hi docs, would exercising my eyes improve my eye sight a bit?

Not likely: Is your eye sight not good from uncorrected vision that would be clear with proper glasses or contacts? Or because of some disease process which needs treatment? Or is it some permanent process? Best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate you and see if any of these are operative. You cannot improve eyesight by so called "natural" means including exercises. ...Read more

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What besides carrots can you eat to help your eyes and prevent eye diseases?

What besides carrots can you eat to help your eyes and prevent eye diseases?

Green Leafy Veggies: Carrots have vitamin a. Your liver can store enough beta-carotene (vitamin a) for a year if you eat one carrot. Green leafy veggies contain anti-oxidants which may be helpful in preventing macular degeneration or at least in stabilizing it once it has started. Vitamin c may be helpful in preventing cataracts. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have 3.00 in both eyes. Is there a way i can improve eyesight?

What do you recommend if I have 3.00 in both eyes. Is there a way i can improve eyesight?

Shape of eye: Most people have that level of prescription because the shape of the eye is either slightly too long or too short for the focal length of the eye. Your best bet is to get an accurate prescription. ...Read more