Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery patients who don’t take prescribed vitamin and mineral supplements could put themselves at risk for vision problems, a new study says. Digestive system changes caused by the surgery can reduce nutrient … Continue reading

Nutrients Promote Eye Health in Aging, Says Panel

Several nutrients, including zinc, vitamins C and E, lutein, zeaxanthin, and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, help promote eye health in aging individuals, according to a statement from a roundtable of experts convened by the Ocular Nutrition Society (ONS) The roundtable … Continue reading

New supplement targets diabetic retinopathy

By:  Ophthalmology Times Staff Report Columbus, OH—A new supplement (Diabetic Vision Formula, EyeScience Labs) is designed to help protect against potential vision problems associated with diabetic retinopathy. “The [product] was formulated to help target the oxidative stress that can negatively … Continue reading

2012 Checklist for Better Vision and Eye Health

Print this checklist and tape it to the fridge — you’ll be on your way to having your best year ever for good vision and eye health. For more information, see the Related Articles box at right, or use our … Continue reading