What is in this article?:
Find out what nutrients to include in your diet and what supplements to take to preserve your vision and eye health. Top choices include lutein and zeaxanthin, omega-3s, coQ10, and flavonoids.
Omega-3 fatty acids
Inflammation appears to play a role in AMD. Regular consumption of fatty fish, nuts, or omega-3 supplements seems to reduce retina damage, lowering AMD. A recent study found people who took omega-3 supplements produced more tears, encouraging news for people with dry eye. DHA in fish oil also helps keep eye membranes flexible and functioning normally, says Anshel.
Dose: Eat fatty fish like wild salmon twice weekly or take 1,000 mg of omega-3 supplements daily.