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How Hormones Affect Vision

How Hormones Affect Vision

We’ll start this one off by saying that when we’re talking about human biology, hormones affect just about everything. As anyone who’s ever been through puberty can attest, hormonal changes can completely alter a human body. Changes in sight are, of course, no different. Hormones and hormone ratios are crucial parts of the body’s system […]

Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Your eyes are the windows to the world around you. However, what happens when the picture becomes blurry or unclear? The fact is that your brain devotes 30 percent of the cortex’s energy to visual neurons, and as little three percent to the other senses. With this in mind, you can clearly see why it […]

Cancer and Vision: The Effects of Cancer on Your Eyes

Cancer and Vision: The Effects of Cancer on Your Eyes

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases in America, and unfortunately, it is also one of the most prominent. Not only is cancer difficult to fight, but the side effects of cancer can be difficult to deal with, compounding the issues that arise from the cancer itself. One of the areas of the body […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Your Eyes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Your Eyes

You may not have heard of it, but you may be suffering from it. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is an extreme fatigue that lasts more than six months. It is an intense tiredness and weakness that does not improve quickly with rest. It can also become worse if the sufferer attempts physical activity or mental […]

Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Eyes

Autoimmune Diseases that Affect the Eyes

Autoimmune disorders can be tedious and painful. If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder, then you might be a little confused about the inner workings of your disease. Not only are autoimmune diseases significant to your overall health, but they also can be extremely confusing. So whether you were just diagnosed, or you’ve been living […]

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Astigmatism may not be the best-known eye disorder, but it’s certainly among the most common. Some studies have estimated the prevalence of astigmatism in children aged 5-17 to be as high as 28 percent, a number that’s widely believed to increase with age. Blurred vision is a hallmark symptom of astigmatism. And while effective corrective […]

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches?

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches

Headaches can come on strong and suddenly, ruining your days and causing you pain at night. You tell yourself that it’s your body’s way of telling you that you’re overworked and stressed; maybe that you didn’t eat or drink enough throughout the day. Or, your body could be telling you it’s time to retire the […]

Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Are you tired of squinting to read the menu at a restaurant? Or, read the incoming text messages from your kids? You’re not alone; up to 10 percent of Americans suffer from this eye condition. Not being able to see things in front of you clearly is inconvenient and irritating. Luckily, you don’t have to […]

Why Eye Exams Are NOT Just for Vision Checks

When was the last time you went to the eye doctor for an eye exam? If you’re like most people, it’s probably been a while. Part of the reason we don’t go very often is that we don’t know when we should be going. If your vision is perfect and you don’t need glasses or […]

Why Are Your Eyes Watery? And How to Stop It

Do you ever laugh or sneeze so much that your eyes begin to water? Watery eyes are a normal part of our vision health. Typically, it is nothing to be concerned about unless you’re wearing a lot of eye makeup. However, excessively watery eyes can be a problem. Most of the time it is a […]

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