When it comes to patient education and ocular disease management, ODs are often asked the inevitable question “Is there anything else I can do?” In addition to Amsler grids, AREDS supplements, or prescriptions for Latanoprost, some patients seek additional treatment options, in hopes of increasing their odds of preserving their sight. Throughout the literature, there exists a multitude of evidence-based strategies for prescribing nutraceutical supplementation for our patients. Often times these can be complementary to standard-of-care treatments for glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy. When done properly, these can promote healing and prevent disease progression among this patient population.
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