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Most of us believe that vision impairment is an inevitable part of aging. As we age, our eyesight naturally begins to fail, and we become more susceptible to ocular health problems such as cataracts and glaucoma. It is natural to seek alternative treatments and preventive therapies to treat eye diseases and age-related degeneration. That’s why cannabidiol (CBD) for eye health is an increasingly popular option.
As we age, our eyesight naturally begins to fail
Unfortunately, at this time there is little, if any, reliable scientific research on any cannabinoid for the treatment of cataracts. According to the most reliable sources, the only treatment option is eye surgery to eliminate the cataract; there is no recognized alternative therapy for cataracts.
That said, CBD can benefit people who undergo eye surgery for cataract removal or for postoperative recovery. After all, CBD is a known anti-anxiety medication and can help patients overcome fear and anxiety before the operation. In addition, CBD is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and can be beneficial during the recovery phase.
In summary, cannabinoids may be the next leap for eye care that our rapidly aging society has been waiting for. Research teams around the world are exploring the potential of cannabinoids to reduce eye pressure caused by glaucoma, as well as many other eye-related health problems, such as loss of vision and improved communication channels between the brain and the eyes. So now you know how CBD can help for Cataracts!