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Just Because You’re Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Succumb to Poor Vision

Just Because You’re Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Succumb to Poor Vision

You’re starting to feel the aches and pains of getting older and you’re wondering how to prevent your eyes from being the next body part to lose its youth. Rest assured that there are tons of ways to keep your vision, along with the rest of your body, in top shape. Aging does not mean diminishing […]

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The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

There are a lot of vision disorders that can affect our eyesight and our overall eye health. However, very few affect our eyes like the Big Three do. Glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration are the most popular vision conditions that develop as we age. Approximately three million people in the United States have glaucoma (but […]

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Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in anyway new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has changed. […]

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Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

For years, parents all over the world have been hammering it into our heads to eat all of our carrots if we want perfect vision. They weren’t completely wrong. Carrots are a superfood when it comes to maintaining healthy vision. But is there a food that may be even better than carrots? The answer is, […]

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Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Our eyes age just like any other part of the body. Being that it is one of our most prized senses, this slow decent into worsened vision can be a blow to a lot of us. Poor vision can affect your performance at work, it can affect the way you do your favorite activities, and […]

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4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes, and even lay the foundation of good or poor health. Eyesight is also subject to change very early on in a child’s life. Over the […]

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Do You Have Good Twilight Vision?

Do You Have Good Twilight Vision?

Read the title again and take some to think about it, it’s a pretty important question. As we’ve discussed on the RYV blog before, good vision can be a hard thing to define. It’s entirely possible to have 20/20 vision and still have some serious practical visual difficulties. Nowhere is this more apparent than with […]

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Alcohol, Cataracts, and Other Drinking-Related Visual Disorders

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 […]

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How Sharp Are Your Eyes? Try These Fun Vision Tests

How Sharp Are Your Eyes? Try These Fun Vision Tests

Seriously, how good is your vision? Ready to put your answer to the test? You can find an internet test for just about everything these days. Ever wondered what your Briggs-Meyer personality type was? There’s a test for that. And if that’s not interesting, you can wander over to another corner of the internet to […]

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Could a ‘Bionic Eye’ Be the Answer to Treating AMD?

Could a ‘Bionic Eye’ Be the Answer to Treating AMD?

There’s some sci-fi-loving bit of all of us that gets a little tingly whenever the word “bionic” appears. Of course, we do have to inform you straight away that nothing in this article is necessarily going to get us any closer to having a functioning Terminator; however, the technology we’re talking about might be one […]

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New Year's Resolution: Healthier Eyes

New Year’s Resolution: Healthier Eyes

Happy New Year! Congratulations to one and all for making it through another year. Now, let’s talk resolutions. We don’t all make them, but an awful lot of us do – over half of all Americans are estimated to set goals every year, most of which are related to health or exercise. Losing weight is […]

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