Q: I suffer from eye strain and have noticed that when I drink a certain wine, the symptoms disappear. Is this real or am I imagining it?—Clarke
A: The opthamology specialists we contacted regarding your question were unable to come up with any specific scientific or medical reasons why you might be experiencing relief from any specific wine, but suggested that in general, as you might suspect, the alcohol itself might play a factor in helping to reduce overall strain in your body and therefore also eye strain. And while it's great that you've found something that works for you, consider talking to your doctor to come up with a comprehensive plan to tackle your eye strain.
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