Taking multivitamins daily may reduce risk of cataracts

12/3/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Data published in the journal Ophthalmology showed participants, all of whom were men, who took multivitamin supplements daily had a 9% lower risk of developing cataracts compared with those in the study's placebo group. Greater benefits were seen in older patients. However, researchers did not observe an association between supplement intake and visually significant age-related macular degeneration.

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