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5 Eye Care Tips for Expecting Moms

5 Eye Care Tips for Expecting Moms

Finding out that you’re about to be a new mom is one of the most exciting things in a person’s life. The excitement is normally translated into buying a bunch of pregnancy books, telling friends and family, planning a baby shower, picking out cribs and regularly going to the doctor to make sure that the […]

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Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Women: Dealing With Hormone Imbalances

Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Women: Dealing With Hormone Imbalances

Ladies, we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. We won’t beat around the bush so here’s the bad news: according to Prevent Blindness, women make up the majority of Americans over the age of 40 to be visually impaired or blind. Unfortunately, due to a variety of biological factors that no woman […]

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How Your Eyesight Can Change While You’re Pregnant

How Your Eyesight Can Change While You’re Pregnant

Our lifestyles and certain events in life can affect our eyesight. Lack of sleep can cause sensitivity to light, pollution can cause dry eyes, staring at a screen all day can cause eye strain. It only makes sense that something as life changing as pregnancy, which already alters so much of a woman’s body, would also […]

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Why Are Women More Affected by Vision Loss?

Why Are Women More Affected by Vision Loss?

The battle of the sexes has some handicaps when it comes to vision loss. A variety of reasons tend to leave women high and dry when it comes to visual disorders and many common eye diseases are much, much more likely to strike women than men. The numbers don’t lie on this one: when examining […]

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Fish Oil for the Eyes

Fish Oil for the Eyes

As far as brand names go, it’s less than appetizing. And really, fish oil is pretty true to its name – it’s oil derived from fish. While it may not sound like something you want to ingest, fish oil is purported to have a wide range of medical benefits, making it one of the most popular […]

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How Hormones Affect Vision

How Hormones Affect Vision

We’ll start this one off by saying that when we’re talking about human biology, hormones affect just about everything. As anyone who’s ever been through puberty can attest, hormonal changes can completely alter a human body. Changes in sight is, of course, no different. Hormones and hormone ratios are crucial parts of the body’s system […]

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Are Women More Likely to Lose Sight?

Are Women More Likely to Lose Sight?

Women have always had kind of a one-up on men because it’s said that women live longer than men. But it turns out that living longer than men may not be something worth cheering for so much because it also means women are much more likely to experience vision problems and even lose their sight […]

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Babies Can Have Cataracts Too

Babies Can Have Cataracts Too

Cataracts are quite commonly found in elderly people, so when you hear the word ‘cataracts’ the elderly are usually who come to mind. The fact is, though, that babies can also have cataracts. Out of every 10,000 babies, three are diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts occur in babies because the lens of the eye, or both […]

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