Macular Degeneration

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Diabetes is a condition that is the direct result of having an excessive amount of glucose in the blood. This excess can affect many different areas of your body, including the eyes. It has been reported that conditions of the eyes that are directly related to diabetes are the leading cause of blindness in adults […]

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 […]

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 […]

Effects of Smoking and Secondhand Smoke on Your Eyes

Effects of Smoking and 2nd Hand Smoke on Your Eyes

Did you know that 38 million Americans smoke cigarettes? And over 16 million of them are living with smoking-related diseases? We all know that smoking is bad for you, but did you know that the chemicals in cigarettes can harm the most sensitive part of the retina, called the macula? Your vision can be irreversibly […]

Herbs to Improve Your Eyesight

Herbs to Improve Your Eyesight

Natural support for your eyesight can be found in some specific herbs. There are also herbs that are known for improving vision. By using a combination of herbs for improving vision and herbs for supporting vision, you can greatly boost your overall eye health and promote clear vision – without needing contacts, glasses, or corrective […]

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

Everyone knows which foods are touted as being good for our eyes (hello carrots!). But, are we aware of what foods aren’t so good? Can some of our everyday foods actually work against our vision? There are probably more unhealthy foods than you realize lurking in your refrigerator or freezer right this second. Learn how what goes […]

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

At first glance, the eyes and liver have about as much in common as milk and champagne. And, if you imbibe too much of the latter during the holiday season, you may be excused for thinking that bubbly’s only link to eyesight is to induce drunken double vision. But according to Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., […]

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

The retina is one of the most vital parts of your vision system. It is a layer of tissue located at the rear of your eye that senses light and relays those images to your brain. Damage or deterioration of your retina can result in many different eye conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, […]

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