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Can you prevent vision loss?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Best way is to identify any problems early so that available treatment has a better chance to work.
Not all vision loss can be prevented since the eye is related to the central nervous system and can't be regenerated yet.

In brief: Yes
Best way is to identify any problems early so that available treatment has a better chance to work.
Not all vision loss can be prevented since the eye is related to the central nervous system and can't be regenerated yet.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Certain forms
Prevention is important in every aspect of health.
Proper diet, regular exercise, not smoking, drinking in moderation are all ways of improving overall health. Certain eye conditions can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle (diabetic eye disease, for example). Other conditions may occur regardless of how healthy we are. The amount of vision loss can be decreased with the help of your eye doctor.

In brief: Certain forms
Prevention is important in every aspect of health.
Proper diet, regular exercise, not smoking, drinking in moderation are all ways of improving overall health. Certain eye conditions can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle (diabetic eye disease, for example). Other conditions may occur regardless of how healthy we are. The amount of vision loss can be decreased with the help of your eye doctor.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Jeffrey Winston
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Often you can
Prevent eye injuries with eye safety glasses with polycarbonate lenses.
If you get toxic chemicals in the eye then rinse your eye in water for 15 to 30 minutes. Multiple vitamins, zinc, antioxidents can reduce visual loss from macular degeneration. Annual eye examinations to detect glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic eye disease.

In brief: Often you can
Prevent eye injuries with eye safety glasses with polycarbonate lenses.
If you get toxic chemicals in the eye then rinse your eye in water for 15 to 30 minutes. Multiple vitamins, zinc, antioxidents can reduce visual loss from macular degeneration. Annual eye examinations to detect glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic eye disease.
Dr. Jeffrey Winston
Dr. Jeffrey Winston
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