How to treat dry eye disease with diet

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Glaucoma is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, affecting more than 60 million people worldwide.

The disease, which leads to vision loss when cells in the optic nerve and retina are lost, is usually treated with eye drops or surgery to reduce eye pressure.

However, there are currently no treatments to protect cells from further damage or to improve cell function.

In a recent study at the Center for Eye Research Australia and elsewhere, researchers found that vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) could play an important role in protecting against nerve cell damage that leads to blindness in glaucoma.

This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about how to treat dry eye disease with diet and balanced nutrition.

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Disclaimer: Any information on diseases and treatments available in this video is intended for general guidance only and must never be considered a substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with questions you may have regarding your medical condition.