General Eye Health

Finlay Yates

Zinc and Eye Health: Can it Prevent Disease?

Zinc is a nutrient that not a lot of people consider in their diet. However, zinc is one of the most important antioxidants in your eyes, and even in developed countries, more people are deficient than they realise. In this article, we'll examine clinical trials, population studies, and other recent research to help you assess whether zinc supplementation could help you.  Table of Contents Introduction Zinc in the Body Zinc's Role in the Eyes Medical Benefits of Zinc for Eye Health Age-related Macular Degeneration Cataracts Diabetic Retinopathy Floaters How Zinc Gets into Your Body and Your Eyes Do You Need...

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Do You Need Vitamin C for Good Eye Health?

Vitamin C is an antioxidant and essential nutrient, and can be found in abundance in our diet. Some suggest increasing vitamin C intake will help protect against eye conditions such as macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and eye floaters. We've reviewed several clinical trials and research on vitamin C absorption from diet to determine whether increasing vitamin C might help protect your eyes or not. Table of content Introduction What is Vitamin C? Why is Vitamin C Important for Eye Health? Glaucoma Cataracts Macular Degeneration Eye Floaters How Does Vitamin C Get Into the Body Can Consuming Vitamin C Protect Your...

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Is Blue Light Actually Bad for Your Eyes?: A Comprehensive Guide

Increased screen time and display brightness have led to greater blue light exposure. Whether blue light can cause long-term eye damage remains a topic of debate. This article takes a deep dive into the scientific evidence and offers practical tips on how you can protect your eyes from blue light.

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