Nutrition

Dry Eye

Omega 3, 2-3000mg + EPA/DHA (3:1 ratio): Anti-inflammatory effects help reduce dry eye related to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (clogged oil glands along eyelid margins), ocular rosacea, and inflammatory-mediated dry eye conditions.

 

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The following nutrients and vitamins are proven to help prevent and protect your eyes from the effects of macular degeneration

LUTEIN + ZEAXHANTHIN: Kale, spinach, collards, corn, green peas, broccoli, green beans, eggs
VITAMIN A: carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, berries, eggs,
organ meats
VITAMIN C: Oranges, citrus juices and fruits
VITAMIN E: Nuts, fortified cereals, sweet potatoes
OMEGA 3 (2000 mg/day): Fatty fishe.g., salmon, flaxseed oil, chia seeds, soybeans, spinach
UV protection
Quit smoking

A new study found adults who said they consume at least one serving of oranges a day had more than a 60% reduced risk of late AMD 15 years later compared with those who never consumed oranges at baseline. The researchers suggest an independent and protective association between dietary intake of flavonoids and the likelihood of having AMD.

 

Cararacts

Healthy diet is the strongest modifiable predictor of cataracts Omega 3 (EPA/DHA) intake is related to 12% lower risk for cataract extraction, and those with >3 servings offish perweek had 19% lower risk (Lu M et al, Am J Epidemiol, 2005).

COVID-19 update:

Following the recommendations of our regulatory body, SeeRite Eye Clinic is CLOSED until further notice.
Patients who are scheduled for appointments will be contacted by our office to reschedule to a later date.
While the health and safety of our patients and employees comes first,
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