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Why Astronauts Suffer from Poor Vision

Why Astronauts Suffer from Poor Vision

We have high hopes as a species when we send astronauts to space. We hope to discover new life, new stars, new solar systems, new anything! Brave astronauts risk their lives to explore the unknown. As incredible as space can be, it poses great danger to our astronauts. There’s a risk of equipment malfunctioning, losing […]

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What Does it Mean to Have Low Vision

What Does it Mean to Have Low Vision?

Low vision, by definition, is an eye condition often caused by a disease that is not correctable with regular lenses or eyeglasses. As a result, low vision prevents those affected from engaging in their regular daily activities such as reading, cooking, watching television, and more. This condition may even cause loss of income, according to […]

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Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Old age isn’t always kind to eyes. Even people with 20/20 vision will often see a general decrease of various eyesight and vision attritubes as they get older. This is largely due to a long list of conditions that either become worse or more likely with age. Presbyopia, for example, an impairment of near vision, […]

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Vision Loss as Having Biggest Impact on Quality of Life

Americans Rank Vision Loss as Having Biggest Impact on Quality of Life

Out of all the diseases and illnesses that can affect quality of life, such as losing a limb, loss of memory, speech, and hearing, the loss of vision has been ranked by Americans to have the biggest impact on quality of life. When you think about the things you would no longer be able to […]

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Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

If your poor vision keeps you from traveling far from home, you’re not alone. According to a study performed at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, people who have poor vision due to age-related macular degeneration did not travel as far as people with better vision. It’s a known fact that […]

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Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

The loss of visual acuity as you age can be a difficult realization. This is something we all know we’ll have to deal with at some point. But, now research is showing that this isn’t the only age-related change in your vision. Studies have revealed that your ability to see color also declines in old age. […]

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demonstration on nearsightedness

A Demonstration on Nearsightedness

When we start noticing changes in vision, especially drastic changes, it’s a pretty common response to head to the eye doctor to see what’s up. One of the most common problems people seek help for is blurry vision. Such a common issue, blurry vision, it happens so often, but do we really understand it? We […]

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Omega Fatty Acids and Vision Health

Omega Fatty Acids and Eye Health

I know what you are thinking – fatty acids? How can that be any good for my health or my eyes? Contrary to common beliefs, some fat is actually necessary for you to be healthy – this goes for your eyes, too! As we’ve discussed before, there is such a thing as good fat, and […]

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Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Vitamins are a great way to support and improve your eyesight, no matter what kind of eye condition you have. We’ve talked extensively about common eye conditions like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, glaucoma and cataracts, but sometimes (often) your eyes just get older and, unfortunately, with age comes natural deterioration. If you suffer from poor eyesight […]

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Can Obesity be a Factor in Poor Vision Health

Can Obesity be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

In recent years, obesity has been a huge problem for many developed nations. As the years go by, obesity rates seem to keep climbing, as well as the amount of certain diseases, such as heart disease. While it is clear there are obesity issues in many parts of the world, did you know that being […]

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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, all able to aid certain eye or vision conditions. A major use for eye exercises is to improve the vision of someone who suffers from different vision capabilities of each eye. In these cases, […]

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