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Causes of Transient Vision Loss

Have you ever had temporary bouts of sudden vision loss? If you have, you aren’t alone. Transient vision loss can be caused by many different internal and external factors. Losing your eyesight suddenly, even if just temporarily, can be extremely alarming. Though your vision will likely return within half an hour to an hour, finding […]

7 Ways Excessive Drinking Can Cause Severe Vision Problems

We’re all for having a glass of wine after a long day at the office or popping open a bottle of champagne on special occasions, but excessive drinking has been proven to lead to severe vision problems. It’s no secret that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to a number of health risks including liver damage, […]

Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision

When some people hear the word ‘exercise’ they cringe, probably because some view it as a chore that is as awful as scrubbing a toilet, and others have that reaction because they know that it’s something they need to do but they don’t for one reason or another and they feel guilty about it. The […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

The eye disease glaucoma is often called the “sneak thief of sight.” This is due to the fact that the loss of vision typically occurs over a long time period and is only able to be detected when the disease has become quite advanced. People suffering from glaucoma, unfortunately, don’t have many options and may […]

The Development of the Eye Throughout Your Life

Your eyes are an intricate network of muscles, nerves and photoreceptor cells that allow you to see and process images. Humans have complex vision systems that involve their eyes and their brains in order to fully aggregate images together. Our eyes have evolved throughout the existence of the human race, and today have all of […]

Men’s Unique Vision Issues

General fluctuations and changes in the male body chemistry can adversely affect eyesight at different stages of life. In fact, vision problems will occur due to a variety of reasons. In some cases, insufficient or increased hormone levels may be the underlying cause leading to these eyesight problems. The chemicals that are in your body […]

Fun Vision Facts – Part 5

There is no doubt that the health and well-being of your eyes is important and serious. However, every now and then it is nice to enjoy the lighter side of eye health. The following list will enlighten you with some fun and interesting facts about your vision you have likely never heard! So sit back, […]

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. Untreated, glaucoma can lead to blindness (it is, in fact, the second leading cause of worldwide blindness). It’s a condition that must be taken seriously as it […]

Fun Vision Facts – Part 4

Regular readers of our blog will remember our Fun Vision Facts series and today it’s time for some more fun with optics! We’ve enjoyed putting together for you the wackiest, most surprising and wow-factor facts about all things eye-related. The eyes are truly an amazing muscle and though some of these facts are more silly than […]

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