The best and newest ways to safeguard your eyesight have nothing to do with what Bugs Bunny eats. See what vision-friendly foods to include on your menu, what kinds of specs to consider and more.
The nutritionist says...Eat for good eyesight
New research shows that it's crucial to include enough of the following nutrients in your diet:
Over time, sun exposure can increase your risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. If you wear contact lenses, consider ones that have built-in UV protection (in addition to sunglasses). And remember, a darker or more expensive pair isn't always better—what matters is that the lenses offer 99% UVA and UVB protection.
MONICA L. MONICA, MD, spokesperson, American Academy of Ophthalmology
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