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Does vitamin E help your eyes?

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Research on the eye-related benefits of vitamin E are mixed. More research is needed. It's important to talk to your doctor before taking vitamin E supplements in order to discuss the right dose, possible side effects, as well as other treatments.

From: Vitamin E and Vision WebMD Medical Reference

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American Optometric Association, "Diet, Nutrition and Eye Health."

Oregon State University, Linus Pauling Institute.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on June 01, 2018

SOURCES:

American Optometric Association, "Diet, Nutrition and Eye Health."

Oregon State University, Linus Pauling Institute.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on June 01, 2018

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