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Driving Tips for People with Low Night Vision

Driving Tips for People with Low Night Vision

Night driving can be a tricky prospect for even the most keen-eyed among us. Other cars move quickly and road conditions are unpredictable. Both of those conditions are exacerbated by low light levels. Difficult as it is under normal conditions, night driving becomes downright dangerous for people suffering from conditions that damage their night vision. […]

Eye Exercises for People with Different Prescriptions for Each Eye

Eye Exercises for People with Different Prescriptions for Each Eye

Eye exercises are a natural remedy for anyone suffering from poor vision. There are wide arrays of exercises that can be performed. And, all are able to aid certain eye or vision conditions. One major goal is to improve the vision of someone who suffers from different vision capabilities in each eye. In these cases, you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

eReader vs. Printed Book: Which Is Better for Your Eyesight?

eReader vs. Printed Book

In today’s increasingly digital world, interactions with printed media are becoming less common every day. Between smart phones, handheld game systems, high definition televisions and computer monitors, more and more people are spending their time looking at screens, rather than pages. What effect is this having on our eyesight? It’s becoming common knowledge that these […]

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness or myopia is a condition that many people will experience during their lifetime. The inability to focus on objects far away is sometimes a result of the natural aging process of your body which weakens your eye muscles. But, it can also be spurred by excessive screen time and not exercising your eye muscles […]

Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Ultraviolet rays from the sun are incredibly damaging to our eyes. They can cause glaucoma, cataracts, and many other eye conditions to develop. According to WHO, 20 percent of cataract cases are avoidable with proper UV eye protection. Proper eye protection is important any time of year. But, choosing the right sunglasses is no easy […]

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