- June 1st, 2014
In the US, women tend to have more eye problems than men because they usually live longer. In addition, women are more prone to hormonal or immunological diseases, which can lead to poor eye health.
Take these steps to help protect your eyes:
>> CHECK BONE DENSITY (weak bones can lead to cataracts!)
>> BALANCE YOUR HORMONES
- May 1st, 2014
According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people worldwide are considered to be visually impaired. 65 percent are 50 years old or older. Here are some ways to prevent and ease the loss of sight:
>> Eat veggies rich in beta-carotene and vitamin A, such as squash and carrots.
- May 1st, 2014
Take care of your eyes!
• Have a comprehensive dilated eye exam
• Learn your family’s eye health history
• Wear protective eyewear
• Quit smoking
• Wear sunglasses
• Rest your eyes for at least 20 seconds every 20 minutes
- March 1st, 2014
Days at work in front of a screen can be followed up by nights on the home computer, leading the American Optometric Association to coin the term “computer vision syndrome.”
Here are a few ways to fight it, courtesy of leading integrative eye care practitioner Edward Kondrot, MD.
- March 1st, 2013
A new study finds that certain changes in blood vessels in the retina can be an early warning that a person is at increased risk for glaucoma.
- April 1st, 2010
Most of us expect—and accept—the slow deterioration of our eyesight as an inevitable part of aging. But is it? A wealth of research indicates that protecting our baby blues (or browns or greens) could be as simple as eating the right foods or choosing targeted supplements.
Get these nutrients now for better vision as you age.By Erinn Morgan
- April 1st, 2008
With multiple sclerosis, you want to halt the deterioration of nerves and brain cells as soon as possible. But often doctors can’t detect that deterioration until late in the game—when the damage already has permanently affected the brain.By Gina Roberts-Grey
- March 1st, 2008
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