Envision Optical
Optometrist in QLD and NSW

Can nutrition and diet contribute to eye health?

Andrew Bowden, your eye doctor in Burleigh Waters and Tweed Heads, and his associates take a holistic approach to eye care. This means we provide the latest treatments, but we also believe that healthy diets and certain vitamins and minerals may contribute to better eye health and lower your risks for specific conditions.

We encourage you to speak to your optometrist, however, before changing your diet. Based on your eye health and any underlying conditions, we may recommend additional changes or even a different approach.

Generally, we recommend a diet rich in the following vitamins and minerals. You can get these from food or supplements but always check with your eye doctor for the correct dosage for you.

  • Beta-carotene
  • Bioflavonoids (flavonoids)
  • Lutein and zeaxanthin
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Selenium
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Zinc

A multipronged approach to eye health—for us—means taking advantage of nature’s goodness and relying on the latest treatments and techniques.

And we are always here to offer advice and help you choose the best course for your eye health.

Would You Like More Information?

For further information about nutrition and eye health, we recommend arranging a chat with Andrew or one of his experienced associates today.

We are open. Burleigh practice is following guidelines, only seeing essential and urgent care this week under lockdown rules. With our two practices in different states, we continue to monitor the current situations with COVID-19 in QLD and NSW and the Health Department guidelines. We are updating accordingly with high-standard policies and procedures in place to ensure your and our safety are prioritized and maintained. We care about our community and aim to follow best practice, and appreciate your support when visiting us. For more information please click here or give us a call.