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Will taking lutein and beta-carotenes improve eye problems?

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Dr. Rick Kirschner
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In brief: Yes

Zeaxanthin and lutein are the only carotenoids known to concentrate specifically in the eye.
They are believed to help filter damaging light and prevent free radical damage to the delicate structures in the back of the eye, and is useful in a number of eye problems. For example, you can take it to prevent or slow macular degeneration., may improve vision for cataract sufferers too.

In brief: Yes

Zeaxanthin and lutein are the only carotenoids known to concentrate specifically in the eye.
They are believed to help filter damaging light and prevent free radical damage to the delicate structures in the back of the eye, and is useful in a number of eye problems. For example, you can take it to prevent or slow macular degeneration., may improve vision for cataract sufferers too.
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