My son is six and a half year old. Should I feed him vitamin A as a precautionary measure so that his eye sight gets support and his eyes might not get weak in future. Right now he is not having any specs means his eyes are well. But around 1 week ago he suddenly started blinking his eyes more after getting stressed after his studies or watching TV. After 2- 3 days his blinking became normal. Today he was again blinking more, may be because he slept less at night. So what should I do. Please help.
MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
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You should provide vit A in form of Beta carotenoid which is available in plenty in fruits like papaya ,mango etc , you should give vitA directly which is fat soluble & get deposited in liver..Your child is suffering from dryness due to addiction to smartphone , computer,TV , you should lubricating eye drops like Systane ultra eye drops 4-5 times .
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