Stomach upset from eye vitamins

  • Country:

    New Zealand

  • Age:

    54

  • Gender:

    Male

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    No

  • Do you use any eye drops:

    No

  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    No

  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    No

 

Question

 

 

 

Hi,

Bilateral cataract surgery 4 weeks apart in 2006. OpHthalmologist confirmed in early 2010 the onset of macular degeneration in the left eye and recommended ICap vitamin supplements, which upset my stomach even with food.

Is there eye drops I can use instead?

Many thanks

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your question.
 
I am sorry to tell you that, there is no FDA approved Vitamin eye drops for AMD. Stomach upset is a very common complain between people who are using oral Vitamins for eyes.

My advice to you is to switch to Preservative Soft Gels AREDS 2 Formula from Bausch and Lomb. It is only twice a day and it is soft gel. I think you will feel better with it. Always take them with food.

If you are a smoker, try to have PreserVision Soft Gels Lutein Eye Vitamins which is without B-carotene. Smokers should avoid B-carotene because it increases the risk of lung cancer among smokers.

 

Web Eye Clinic
 



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