Low Vitamin C May Be Related to Cataract

October 24, 2011

Ophthalmology: A large study in India involving thousands of patients found an inverse relationship between Vitamin C levels and cataract. The authors cite the anti-oxidant properties of Vitamin C as the most likely mechanism. It may be difficult to apply this study to the U.S. population where poor diet and vitamin deficiency are pretty rare.

 

 



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