Warning to bariatric surgery patients: Take your supplements, for eye’s sake

1 diciembre 2014

Obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to shed weight should take the supplements prescribed to them to protect their eyes. Taking in too little Vitamin A, in particular, could in some cases actually cause night blindness, dry eyes, corneal ulcers, and in extreme cases total blindness. Researchers reviewed what little research there currently is on the occurrence of eye conditions following bariatric surgery.