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Is bilberry effective for cataracts?
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
In fact there was a large scientific study of multiple dietary supplements and vitamins that found that there was no decrease in the development or progression of cataracts with their use.
Cataracts are the "gray hair of the eyes" - we all get them naturally and if we live long enough we need to treat them. You can try supplements as long as they don't interfere with your health or other medicines.

In brief: No
In fact there was a large scientific study of multiple dietary supplements and vitamins that found that there was no decrease in the development or progression of cataracts with their use.
Cataracts are the "gray hair of the eyes" - we all get them naturally and if we live long enough we need to treat them. You can try supplements as long as they don't interfere with your health or other medicines.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Likely no effect
No randomized controlled studies or any published reports on an association, so likely no effect at best.
More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com

In brief: Likely no effect
No randomized controlled studies or any published reports on an association, so likely no effect at best.
More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: SOD
Cataract are due to depletion of superoxide dismutase -once the lens develop cataract it is difficult to reverse them but at the initial stage take sod, lutein, zeaxanthine.
Bilberry is helpful for liver which indirectly detoxifies and takes toxins out and does not deplete eye of sod. According to meridian medicine liver energy circulates through eye to reach brain so it would make regardibilberry.

In brief: SOD
Cataract are due to depletion of superoxide dismutase -once the lens develop cataract it is difficult to reverse them but at the initial stage take sod, lutein, zeaxanthine.
Bilberry is helpful for liver which indirectly detoxifies and takes toxins out and does not deplete eye of sod. According to meridian medicine liver energy circulates through eye to reach brain so it would make regardibilberry.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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