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How Can My Diet Help My Eyesight

There are lots of things you can do to keep your eyes healthy, and many precautions you can take to prevent any eye conditions or diseases from developing, which may require treatments further down the line, such as laser eye surgery.

One of the best things you can do is eat well - studies have shown that a healthy diet can do wonders in preventing the development of eye conditions.

Being overweight and having an unhealthy diet can lead to diabetes, and diabetes can lead to vision loss.

Over time, uncontrolled blood sugar levels will damage the blood vessels in your retina, causing blurred vision and a swollen retina (also known as macular oedema).

The following foods can massively help your eyesight, and can reduce the risk of age-related vision decline by 25 percent - so be sure to get plenty of them in your diet.


Fish is one of the best things you can eat, for many reasons. They're rich in omega-3, which is helpful in reversing dry eyes.

You may get dry eyes when staring at a computer - as we blink 60% less when staring at a screen.

Dry eyes can cause discomfort in the form of itchiness or soreness. Dry eyes can also lead to eye infections, damage to the surface of the eyes, and pain when reading.

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