Guide to Eye Diseases

B vitamins for AMD prevention

Age-related macular degeneration has long been the leading cause of blindness in the world. This eye disease is quite damaging in an old patient. By destroying one’s sharp central vision, age-related macular degeneration will cause difficulty in performing daily tasks, such as reading, watching TV and driving. A good news is that a recently published study conduced by Harvard Medical School has revealed that vitamin B6, B12 and folic acid are beneficial to eye health. In detail, these nutrients can help prevent or lower the risk of age-related macular degeneration.

Zeaxanthin dosage is inadequate for AMD prevention

Zeaxanthin dosage is not enough for eye health. It is true that zeaxanthin and lutein are mostly concentrated in the macula. And AMD is mainly caused by a deficiency of these nutrients circulating in the bloodstream.

Healthy fatty acids for AMD prevention

Proven by some Australian researches, a healthy diet with lots of fish, olive and nuts can help in preventing certain eye diseases in older people.