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Low Vision Affects Physical and Cognitive Abilities in Older Adults

Low Vision Affects Physical and Cognitive Abilities in Older Adults

Our bodies are only so resilient before they start to wear down. Though life expectancy is higher than ever thanks to healthier living conditions, our bodies are not exempt from being worn down. The eyes unfortunately are often the first thing to go. We use our eyes every single day, without fail. The reason we […]

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Heterochromia Iridis

Heterochromia Iridis: The Rare Iris Disease

Different colored irises are a fairly common occurrence in animals, but a rather rare disease in humans. Heterochromia iridis is a rare eye condition that affects the iris of the eye, where the two irises differ in color. For example, one eye could be blue while the other, brown. Actress Mila Kunis is one rare […]

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Optic Nerve Regrowth in Mice May Lead to New Treatment for Glaucoma

Optic Nerve Regrowth in Mice May Lead to New Treatment for Glaucoma

As you may or may not know, January was National Glaucoma Month. We posted that special article out about it, but some stuff didn’t make the cut; specifically this new study which may lead towards a cure for glaucoma and other degenerative diseases. We weren’t about to lump this exciting news into any old article. […]

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New Imaging Technique Could Detect Glaucoma Earlier

New Imaging Technique Could Detect Glaucoma Earlier

Glaucoma is one of those sneaky diseases that fly under your radar until it’s too late to do anything about. Imaging techniques have been steadily evolving over the past decade but none can detect glaucoma early enough to prevent the disease. Early enough to slow the disease, yes, but to prevent it and stop it […]

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Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems

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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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 […]

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January is National Glaucoma Month

January is National Glaucoma Month

Happy New Year to our lovely readers! We hope you all had a relaxing holiday and are ready to take on whatever challenges this new year will throw at you. We know you’ll be able to handle it! Meanwhile, in the world of eye health, the new year has already got us up and about […]

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Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Men

Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Men

Numerous studies have shown that women tend to live longer than men. From birth to death, women seem to have a leg up on men when it comes to overall health. Aging men are more likely to develop heart disease, gum disease and Parkinson’s disease, just to name a few. However, the opposite has been […]

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Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Men

Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Men

Have we got good news for you men out there, or what? Men are less at risk of developing vision-impairing diseases. According to numerous stats and studies, women tend to lose their vision more than men. Doctors believe the reason for this is because of the hormone changes in women due to various factors in […]

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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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All About Glutathione

All About Glutathione

Ah, another free radical fighting antioxidant! Glutathione is an important antioxidant commonly found in animals, plants, fungi and several types of bacteria. This powerhouse antioxidant is the queen and king of all antioxidants. With its amazing healing powers (studies have shown it to prevent several diseases), it’s hard to imagine why anyone falls ill at […]

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