Monthly Archives: June 2016

Healthy Eating – Healthy Eyes

The following vitamins, minerals and other nutrients have been shown to be essential for good vision and may protect your eyes from sight-robbing conditions and diseases. Incorporating the following foods in your diet will help you get the Recommended Dietary … Continue reading

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Know Your Health History

Many seemingly unrelated health conditions can affect your eyes. High blood pressure and diabetes can reduce blood flow to the eyes. Immune system disorders in the lungs, thyroid glands, or elsewhere can inflame eyes, too. Other threats include multiple sclerosis, … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore Eye Problems

If your eyes are itchy or red, soothe them with cold compresses, antihistamines, or eye drops. If you feel grittiness, like there’s sand in your eye, rinse with clean water or saline. See a doctor if symptoms continue, or if … Continue reading

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Advantage: Green Lenses

Green lenses may heighten contrast while still keeping the balance of colors. They’re popular for golf and baseball. Golfers say the green lenses make the ball stand out on the green (simulated in our picture). It’s not yet clear that … Continue reading

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Wear Sunglasses for Good Vision

The right kind of sunglasses will help protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Too much UV exposure makes you more likely to get cataracts and macular degeneration. Choose sunglasses that block 99% to 100% of both UVA … Continue reading

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