AMD

5 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

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Did you know that 13 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration? The baby boomer generation is beginning to age so this number will continue to rise. But the good news is there are things you can be doing to prevent macular degeneration. Some early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are unexplained shadowy areas, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Kale

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Kale

This superfood is so amazing, Beyoncé wore a sweater with its name across the front. If that isn’t enough to make you want to eat kale, there’s more. Kale is packed with protein, vitamins, potassium, and healthy carbs. It contributes to promoting the function of every bodily system, including your vision. Our eyes depend on […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Sharp Are Your Eyes? Try These Fun Vision Tests

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Seriously, how good is your vision? Ready to put your answer to the test? Check out these fun vision tests! 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 […]

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