eye disease

How High-Sugar Foods Affect Your Eyesight

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Eating a lot of high-sugar foods can have detrimental effects on the body. I know, shocking, isn’t it?! Mainly, eating too much sugar will cause metabolic dysfunction. Metabolic dysfunction can cause weight gain, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But, did you know that eating too much sugar can also affect your eyesight? Much […]

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, […]

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

You may have heard that if you have blue eyes you’re at a higher risk of developing eye diseases. There is some truth behind this, though it has been a matter of debate among scientists and medical professionals for a while. Some say that there is no indication that blue-eyed people are at any higher […]

Visual Snow: Do You Suffer from This Mysterious Eye Condition?

Visual Snow: Do You Suffer from This Mysterious Eye Condition?

The human body holds millions of secrets to be discovered. With the advancement of science, you’d think we’d have discovered everything, but that just simply isn’t the truth. So, it should be no surprise that there is in fact a vision condition that is completely unexplainable. Some eye experts even refuse to believe it exists! […]

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 […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that needs to be diagnosed by an eye care specialist. But, even though the eye doctor can recommend several treatment options to help those suffering from glaucoma, you can also take steps on your own to treat (or better yet, prevent) glaucoma. For such a common but devastating problem, […]

Natural Ways to Bring Down Eye Pressure

Natural Ways to Bring Down Eye Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma or high pressure in your eyes, you’re not alone; glaucoma is, unfortunately, a very common eye disease that affects the aging population. About three million Americans have glaucoma, but only half are aware of it. Untreated, glaucoma can lead to blindness (it is, in fact, the second leading cause […]

Eyelid Disorders: Why External Eye Health Matters Too

Eyelid Disorders: Why External Eye Health Matters Too

We put a lot of emphasis into taking care of the internal part of the eyes. This is no doubt the part of the eye that needs the most protecting. If the inner eye is not working as it should, your vision can be seriously compromised. However, this is no reason to discount the outer […]

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

Understanding your vision and pinpointing the problems can be somewhat of a challenge at times. What can sometimes be even more confusing is knowing what kind of eye exam to get: a comprehensive one or a regular one? Knowing the difference between a comprehensive eye exam and a regular or routine eye exam is crucial […]

Diabetes-Related Eye Diseases

Diabetes-Related Eye Diseases

If you are diabetic, your eyes are at risk. It doesn’t matter if you’re really careful about your disease and on top of your blood sugar levels and everything. If you have diabetes, your eyes are at risk of developing diabetes-related eye diseases. That isn’t to say that your efforts to control your diabetes have […]

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

We can lie all we want about our ages and buy all the anti-wrinkle cream in the world; but the truth remains, we all age. Every living creature and non-living since the beginning of time has aged. It’s just the process of life. As we age, our bodies begin to wither from the wear and […]

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