A healthy diet and moderate exercise will not only keep you fit and healthy, but aid in ensuring your eye stay healthy too.
It’s as important to look after your eyes from the inside as it is from the outside.Our diets have changed significantly over the past few decades and virtually all of us don’t get the nutrients we need to maintain healthy, comfortable eyes. TheraTears Nutrition contains organically-grown flaxseed oil; mercury-free fish oil; and vitamin E.
The Eye Practice is one of very few Optometry practices in Australia to offer TheraTears products. To find out more about eye nutrition or TheraTears Nutrition click here to e-mail us your query or phone (02)92901899.
Studies have shown that Lutein and Zeaxanthin are very important supplements for maximum, low risk macular protection. Macutec, offers 3 formulation options:
- Macutec Essentials – based on the outcomes of the Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2). Macutec Essentials has been specifically designed to help deal with Macular Health, and is the first product available in Australia based on the AREDS2 outcomes. Macutec Essentials contains FloraGlo Lutein to ensure the highest possible product quality.
- Macutec once daily – which provides the same ingredients, with a reduction to the zinc levels to 25mg.
- Macutec + Omega – which contains Omega 3 fish oil, 40mg zinc and natural vitamin E.
Eating for Eye Health
Finding it difficult to maintain a healthy diet? The Macular Degeneration Foundation have recently launched the ‘Eating for Eye Health cookbook’ to ensure your diet keeps your eyes healthy. Ita Buttrose and Chef Vanessa Jones have co-written thecookbook which contains 90 delicious, easy-to-follow recipes rich in flavour, texture and colour.
Every cookbook sold supports the Macular Degeneration Foundation.