How much Zinc is too much? A simple test can remove the risk- You can find the test here: http://macularisk.com/– we are working diligently to get Medicare to cover this test.- MDA
Doctors have known for a long time that your vision won’t stay sharp if you’re not getting enough zinc. But a study in the Archives of Ophthalmology shows that getting too much zinc can damage your eyes.- Prevention
Is Zinc Good for Vision?
How Does It Help?
You have high levels of the mineral in your macula, part of the retina. Zinc helps vitamin A create a pigment called melanin, which protects your eye. Zinc may also help you see better at night.
Zinc supplements might lower your odds of getting age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a change in eyesight that comes with age.
What Foods Have Zinc?
- Oysters (six) 76.3 milligrams
- Beef (3 oz.) 5.2 milligrams
- Lobster (3 oz.) 2.5 milligrams
- Pork (3 oz.) 2.4 milligrams
- Yogurt (1 cup) 1.5 milligrams