In recent years there has been increasing evidence that dietary supplementation has positive outcomes on ocular health, particularly for patients with age related macular degeneration and dry eye.
Two suplements in particular that are used in the practice are Viteyes 2 by Vitamin Health (for dry age related macular degeneration) and Omega Eye by PRN (for dry eye).
Both of these supplements have demonstrated clinically significant improvements in ocular health in many patients undergoing supplementation. Reductions in drusen count in macular degeneration and increased tear film break up times in dry eye.
With the advent of digital image capture it is now possible to demonstrate improvements to both clinician and patient which has validated the claims made by the manufacturers of these supplements and the scientific literature linking diet and nutrition to the prevention of eye disease.
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