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Many eyes diseases like glaucoma and cataracts can lead to complete and permanent blindness, but people often disregard common eye conditions like astigmatism and presbyopia as major threats. The articles here talk about the dangers of some of today’s most common eye problems and how you can take precautions and steps to improve eye health naturally.

How Your Eyes Can Give Warning Signs of Other Health Issues

How Your Eyes Can Give Warning Signs of Other Health Issues

We use our eyes to see the world, but what happens when we look into our eyes? There are many layers to the eyes so you may think that all you’ll see is blood vessels and clear liquid. This is both true and untrue. Looking into the eyes as doctors do during comprehensive eye exams […]

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Heterochromia Iridis

Heterochromia Iridis: The Rare Iris Disease

Different colored irises are a fairly common occurrence in animals, but a rather rare disease in humans. Heterochromia iridis is a rare eye condition that affects the iris of the eye, where the two irises differ in color. For example, one eye could be blue while the other, brown. Actress Mila Kunis is one rare […]

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Uveitis What it is and How to Treat it

Uveitis: What it is and How to Treat it

Understanding the eye can be complicated even for some of the most intelligent and knowledgeable scientists and researchers. Trying to understand it on your own can be even more difficult. That’s why we’ve researched one of the most common, yet perplexing conditions: uveitis. Uveitis is a general term used to describe diseases and infections that […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy Caused by Nerve Damage

Diabetic Retinopathy Caused by Nerve Damage, According to New Study

We’re not strangers to the topic of diabetic retinopathy here at RYV. We’ve devoted a lot of time to the subject on this blog because it is the most common eye disease among diabetics. If caught early, it may be possible to prevent it, which is why we work hard to bring you the facts. […]

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Can An Eye Test Detect Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Can An Eye Test Detect Early Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s is a disease that doesn’t just rob someone of their memory, but of everything that they have. It slowly chips away at the mind, and later the body. This horrific disease has no cure, but it can be slowed down with medication. The trouble here is that this memory disease does not always present […]

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New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

If you’re a citizen of Earth, there’s no doubt that you’ve used a digital device. Actually, you have to be using some type of digital device to be accessing this article in the first place. That means you could potentially suffer from digital eye strain. Millennials are among the most affected by digital eye strain. […]

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Optic Nerve Regrowth in Mice May Lead to New Treatment for Glaucoma

Optic Nerve Regrowth in Mice May Lead to New Treatment for Glaucoma

As you may or may not know, January was National Glaucoma Month. We posted that special article out about it, but some stuff didn’t make the cut; specifically this new study which may lead towards a cure for glaucoma and other degenerative diseases. We weren’t about to lump this exciting news into any old article. […]

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New Imaging Technique Could Detect Glaucoma Earlier

New Imaging Technique Could Detect Glaucoma Earlier

Glaucoma is one of those sneaky diseases that fly under your radar until it’s too late to do anything about. Imaging techniques have been steadily evolving over the past decade but none can detect glaucoma early enough to prevent the disease. Early enough to slow the disease, yes, but to prevent it and stop it […]

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Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice

Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice?

Do you have cataracts? Are you sick and tired of diminishing vision because of your cataracts? If you said yes to either of these questions, then you must be one of the many people who are contemplating cataract surgery. But unlike any surgery, you find yourself asking if it’s the right choice for you. Surgery […]

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New Eye Drops that Dissolve Cataracts

New Eye Drops that Dissolve Cataracts

The future is truly now. With technology advancing at speeds we can hardly keep up with, with a new iPhone being released every six months, and three dimensional printers being used in hospitals to print body parts and organs, it isn’t hard to imagine that a new cure for cataracts in on the horizon in […]

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Keeping Astigmatism at Bay

Keeping Astigmatism at Bay: The Best Fixes

It can be easy to tell if you’re farsighted because your vision will be blurry when you look at things up close, but you’ll be able to see things clearly in the distance. And it can be easy to tell if you’re nearsighted, because, well you’ll be able to see things up close clearly, but […]

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