Vitamin D May Help Protect Your Eyes from Infection and Inflammation

Years ago, Vitamin D was thought of only as the vitamin that prevents rickets. In the last 15 years, however, scientists have discovered that Vitamin D leads not only to problems with bones and muscles but also plays a role in cancer, cardiovascular disease, cognitive disorders, and autoimmune diseases. In fact, vitamin D deficiency is considered a global public health problem.

The Vitamin D Connection

Recent research published online in JAMA Ophthalmology has shown that vitamin D may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in women who are more genetically prone to developing the disease.