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How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. But what exactly does alcohol do to our eyes? Alcohol can definitely have short term vision-altering effects, but what about repeated exposure to alcohol? Are there any permanent effects that you need to worry about? Read […]

December Is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

The holidays are upon us! No matter which holiday you’re celebrating, December is a month to get together with loved ones to eat, drink and be merry! In some cases, you may even exchange gifts. The holiday seasons can be a lot of fun with re-watching old movies and TV classics from your childhood. However, […]

7 Ways Excessive Drinking Can Cause Severe Vision Problems

We’re all for having a glass of wine after a long day at the office or popping open a bottle of champagne on special occasions, but excessive drinking has been proven to lead to severe vision problems. It’s no secret that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to a number of health risks including liver damage, […]

Everything in Moderation

Yes, it’s a maternal line, but when we’re talking eye health, it’s an important one. One of the most tried and universally true medical quotes you’ll ever encounter is credited to Paracelsus, a Renaissance scientist and the father of toxicology: “Sola dosis venum facit.” Translated, that comes out to “the dose makes the poison.” Simple, but […]

Double Vision Causes and Natural Treatments

Of all the sudden changes that we can experience to our sense of sight, double vision is probably among the most alarming. Also called diplopia, double vision has a number of causes, but all result in roughly the same problem – seeing one too many of each object you look at. Most of us have […]

Alcohol, Cataracts, and Other Drinking-Related Visual Disorders

We’re likely far from the only source you’ve run across with a warning against heavy drinking. Excess alcohol consumption is rough on a human body from end to end. Essentially every organ can be damaged by chronic alcohol abuse, but as a site devoted to vision health, we’ll pay particular attention to the effects it […]

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain, causing a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive, but the alcohol also causes direct problems with your eyes that add to your […]

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

If you drink a lot, smoke at all, or are not a very active person, you could be setting yourself up for vision problems down the road. So many people just don’t know the consequences of the habits they have. But a lot of the things you do in your everyday life can have a significant […]

Can the Occasional Drink Make Your Eyes Stronger?

We’re always looking for new ways to boost the health of our eyes, or watching out for lifestyle habits that can either negatively or positively impact vision. It’s a fairly well-known fact that the occasional glass of red wine is good for the heart, so what else is an occasional drink good for? Could it […]

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