Can vitamins or supplements prevent retinal tears?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Although vitamins are useful for some eye diseases such as macular degeneration, there is no evidence to suggest vitamins can strengthen the retina to prevent retinal tears. A well-balanced, low-fat diet with plenty of leafy green vegetables and fish has been associated with a lower chance of developing some eye diseases later in life.

Continue Learning about Vitamins

Vitamins

Vitamins

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates vitamin supplements and provides recommended daily amount information. The FDA says that we should pay attention when considering vitamin supplements, because ...

frequently many different vitamins and minerals are combined into one product.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.