Eye Nutrition in Surprise, Arizona

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Eating for Your Eyes

An apple a day keeps the eye doctor away—we know that isn’t really how the saying goes, but there is some truth to the message.

Vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals can help your general health and vision. Adding a boost to your diet in fresh fruits, vegetables, and supplements can keep your sight—and your body—in tip-top shape.

Book an appointment today to get some advice about the best way to eat for your eye health.

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Supplement Your Sight

There are a variety of supplements on the market directed specifically at ocular health. Of course, it’s always important to discuss the supplements you’re taking with your doctor, to prevent any contraindications. 

We sell various ocular health supplements here at West Valley Dry Eye. Come on in and take a look.

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The Produce Aisle Sells Prevention

You can find the vitamins and minerals you need at the grocery store. Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for whole-body health, as well as your eyes. Take a wander through your local produce aisle and pick up some of the items on this list.


Antioxidant-rich foods can help decrease your risk of conditions like cataracts. Foods with plenty of antioxidants include:

  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Artichokes
  • Kale
  • Raspberries
  • Goji berries
  • Spinach
  • Beets

This family of fatty acids can help delay the onset of age-related macular degeneration. They also have the added benefit of helping to soothe dry eye.

Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in some common foods, including:

  • Fish
  • Walnuts
  • Flaxseed
  • Chia Seeds

Studies show links between zinc deficiency and the development of cataracts.

Foods rich in zinc include:

  • Red meat
  • Shellfish
  • Nuts & seeds

Vitamin C can slow down the worsening of vision. It can also help to prevent eye diseases. For a dose of Vitamin C, add the following foods to your diet:

  • Grapefruits
  • Oranges
  • Tomatoes
  • Green Peppers

Go Beyond Carrots

There are plenty of foods that boost your eye health beyond the common carrot cliché. Please, book your appointment today to discuss supplements you could take for your ocular health and visual well-being.

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Our Location

Our Address

  • 15003 W Bell Rd, Suite 175
  • Surprise, AZ 85374

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Our Products

We offer a variety of products that can be used at home to supplement your in-clinic dry eye treatments. We are happy to recommend products that are right for you.

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