eye health

  • Health News: Diabetes Exacerbates Symptoms in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

    Hypertension and diabetes are known risk factors for retinal microvascular damage. However, the combined effects of diabetes with early and established stages of hypertension on retinal microvascular degeneration remain incompletely understood.

  • Pretty Peepers

    If your pretty peepers are the windows to your soul, then you surely don’t want dark circles or wrinkles to be the old, dingy curtains.

    The thin, delicate skin around our eyes makes us prone to fine lines and wrinkles that show our age. But there are ways around it—history can attest to that.

    Beautiful eyes are a blink away.
    By Cara Lucas
  • Eat Right to Protect Eyesight

    The world is a beautiful place to behold. But for 15 million Americans, it can be a dim sight due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease that impairs central eyesight in older people. Fortunately, a new study from Tufts University finds that eating foods low on the glycemic index (GI) and rich in nutrients that promote eye health can drastically reduce risk of AMD.

    By Sarah Toland
  • Look Out for Your Eyes

    Whether you currently have 20/20 sight or can’t see the big E on an eye chart, here’s how to keep your eyes as strong and sharp as possible.

    Whether you currently have 20/20 sight or can't see the big E on an eye chart, here's how to leep your eyes as strong and sharp as possible.
    By Matthew Solan