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Katelyn


02/04/2013

Can diet lower eye pressure?

Is there any good diet that can help lower eye pressure? Do you have any suggestion?
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  • campbell

    02/06/2013

    Yes. A diet low in fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains can pay benefits your eyes and help lower eye pressure. Your eyes require vitamin A for normal vision, and research indicates that nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta carotene (vitamin A precursor) and an antioxidant called lutein may help to reduce the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration -- a leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Other studies suggest that omega-3 fatty acids may help protect eyes from retinal degeneration and ease the discomfort of dry eyes. Four foods are highly recommend to keep eye health and ease pressure. They are kale, salmon, oranges and black-eyed peas.
  • tuener

    02/22/2013

    The term ocular hypertension usually refers to any situation in which the pressure inside the eye, called intraocular pressure, which also has a commonly name-eye pressure. High pressure inside the eye is caused by an imbalance in the production and drainage of fluid in the eye . It's true that obesity may due to eye pressure, but it does not mean that diet can reduce eye pressure. The proper way to solute your condition is do exercise, such as walking, jogging and running and take some medicines which get from your oculist. You need to pay attention to eye pressure in that it can cause headaches and other eye problems.
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