Drink Red Wine for your Eyes!

Red Wine remember to drink a little. It’s the Holiday’s, that time of the year when we gather with family and friends to celebrate and reflect on the year gone by. Holiday parties where a plethora of hor dourves, secret family recipes and desserts will be served. From Party trays to peel and each shrimp, Can there be anything good for us here?
wine bottle for your vision

Red wine is packed with antioxidants that have been found to prevent heart disease by increasing levels of good cholesterol in our bodies and also fortifying arterial walls, but in addition it has been found to prevent macular degeneration and cataracts. According to Dr. Milind Pande, “the drink is beneficial because of its resveratrol content.” Resveratrol is found in the skin of red grapes and has been found to hedge against the development of age related macular degeneration (ARMD) by decreasing the rate of blood vessel growth in the eye. California Pinot Noir is known to have one of the highest concentrations of resveratrol.

Another study in Iceland found that those individuals who consumed red wine in moderation had the lowest incidence of cataracts compared to others in a sample group.

The eye health benefits of red wine will give us one more reason to celebrate this holiday season, and although it may help prevent sight threatening problems, it is no substitute for a yearly eye health exam. The importance of having your eyes examined yearly cannot be stressed enough, as there are many sight threatening diseases that can be caught early enough so the patient will not suffer any permanent vision loss.

Dr. Warren Johnson | Dr. Do Nguyen | Dr. Burt Bodan


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