Can vitamins or supplements prevent retinal tears?

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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.

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