Eye-Deficiency Symptoms: Treatment & Cause

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SymptomDeficiency / Treatment / Cause
Bitot’s spots – foamy patches on conjunctivavitamin A
Bloodshot eyesboric acid for fungus infection, blue light
Blurred visionvitamins B2, B6, pantothenic acid
Bulging eyesvitamin E, nicotinamide, iodine
Cataracts (lens becomes opaque)vitamins B2, C, E, antioxidants (avoid lactose)
Color-blindnessvitamin A
Conjunctivitisvitamins A, B2, C (B6, zinc)
Cross-eyesvitamins E, C, B1, (allergy testing)
Dark spots in front of the eyesvitamins B6, C, zinc (liver problems)
Dim vision (amblyopia)vitamins B1, B2, C, B12 (allergy testing)
Dry, hard eyeballs (xerophthalmia)vitamin A
Farsightedness (hyperopia)magnesium, potassium, MSM
Glaucomamagnesium, vitamin C (B2, B1,salt)
Hemorrhaging in the back of the eye (retinitis)vitamin B6, zinc, bioflavonoid (also magnesium, vitamins C, B2, B12, E, pantothenate)
Infected, ulcerating eyes (keratomalacia)vitamin A (vitamins C, B2, B6, zinc, blue light, boric acid)
Itching, burning, watery, sandy eyesvitamin B2
Macular degenerationvitamins A, B2, B6, magnesium, zinc, antioxidants, bioflavonoid, esp. lutein & zeaxanthin, ginkgo biloba, bilberry, eyebright, MSM, EFA
Near-sightedness (myopia)chromium, vitamins C, E, D, calcium (proteins, avoid sugars)
Night blindness (nyctalopia)vitamins A, (B2, B6, zinc)
Red blood vessels in the scleravitamin B2
Retinal detachmentzinc, vitamins B6, B2, C, E, A
Sensitive eyes, fear of strong light (photophobia)vitamins B2, A
Tics of eyelidsmagnesium, vitamins B2, B6, zinc