Cataracts are a leading cause of visual impairment among aging Americans and Cataracts removal is the most common surgical procedure performed in the U.S. Several research studies show that specific nutrients may protect against the development and progression of cataracts.
Dry eye syndrome occurs when the tears glands in the eyes do not produce enough fluid, or if the tears vanish too quickly. Researchers are exploring the possibilities of using dietary measures or vitamin supplements to help dry eye.
There’s no substitute for the quality-of-life good vision offers. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe, permanent vision loss in people over age 60. Studies show that specific nutrients may prevent or slow the progression of AMD in certain patients.