Tag Archives: nutrition

Best Eye Vitamins of 2019

best eye vitamins of 2019

Each day, as optometrists, our patients ask us about ways they can protect their eyes or improve their vision. It can sometimes take more than a new glasses prescription. Vitamins and supplements can be important in improving the sight of our patients, and are often forgotten when addressing patient needs. …

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Should Optometrists Prescribe Fish Oil For Every Patient?

Should optometrists be prescribing fish oil for every patient

When it comes to managing our patient’s ocular condition, we’re often asked the inevitable question “Is there anything else I can do?” As we’re handing out Amsler grids, AREDS supplements, or prescriptions for Latanoprost, some patients seek additional options to increase their odds of success in preserving their vision. In …

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Nutritional Supplements and Medical Foods in Macular Health

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo West, Gordon Bethwaite, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. talks medical foods and macular health. There are countless supplements geared toward maintaining macular health.  It can be difficult to decide between them, both for patients and eyecare practitioners. …

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