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Are there any herbal/homeopathic remedies for eye strain and the accompanying headaches?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d.
When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away.

In brief: No

Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d.
When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: SOD

Eye needs superoxide dismutase, zeaxanthine, lutein.
For any eye stress take high sod -5000 units available from biotics called dismuzyme plus. Zeaxanthine is available in high dose as ocuven from qnlabs.

In brief: SOD

Eye needs superoxide dismutase, zeaxanthine, lutein.
For any eye stress take high sod -5000 units available from biotics called dismuzyme plus. Zeaxanthine is available in high dose as ocuven from qnlabs.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Yeah but...the amounts of the antioxidants provided in supplements is much less than that found in food. Eat your fruits and veggies (especially dark, leafy), in lots of colors, and eat lots of them.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Unfortunately no

Herbal and homeopathic remedies can be helpful adjuncts to other therapeutic regimens.
In the case of eye strain, the cause is usually either dry eyes - which can be treated with lubricating eye drops; or a need for glasses. Your best bet would be to start with a visit to your eye doctor to evaluate the cause of your eye strain.

In brief: Unfortunately no

Herbal and homeopathic remedies can be helpful adjuncts to other therapeutic regimens.
In the case of eye strain, the cause is usually either dry eyes - which can be treated with lubricating eye drops; or a need for glasses. Your best bet would be to start with a visit to your eye doctor to evaluate the cause of your eye strain.
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