Carrots Can Prevent Cataracts Researcher Say

Certain vitamins and cartenoids contained in carrots can significanly reduce cataract risk (reprinted from the following Review of Optometry webpage) The News Feed Published April 2, 2019 If you want patients to fend off age-related cataracts, the …

Can Tea And Exercise Prevent Glaucoma?

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition causing damage to the optic nerve in your eye.  The damage increases as time continues.  Left untreated, it leads to complete permanent blindness. It is the leading cause of blindness worldwide.  Fifty perce…

Vision and Nutrition

It is often said that, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This has a unique but eye awakening truth to it. Your vision uses up to one third of all your brain power. Nutrition helps feed it.   Therefore, your eyes need the right …

Myopia Control

Myopia Control Although there is no cure for nearsightedness to this present day, there are in fact a number of treatments that your ophthalmologist can recommend to slow down the progression of myopia, especially for children and teenagers. Why Shou…

Kale Recipes for Vision Health

Kale Rocks Your Vision To see some great Kale Recipes Please Click Here There is no doubt that Kale is one of the best foods for protecting your vision.  As blogger Julie Upton, RD, wrote on Health.com: "...green and yellow fruits and vegetables are…

Article: Dangers of Laser Eye Surgery

Laser Eye Surgery: What should you know It is important that all patients realize that they have a choice.  Laser Eye Surgery, although a viable option for many, comes with rare but very serious dangers.  Lifetime Eyecare has chosen to not engage in …

Article: Cataracts, What You Need to Know

Cataracts, What You Need to Know A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens inside the eye. The lens and cornea (the clear front surface of the eye) work together to focus light onto the retina at the back of the eye. The lens also acts much like a…

Alzheimer’s discovered in eye exam

An international team of researchers studying the link between vision loss and Alzheimer's disease report that the loss of a particular layer of retinal cells not previously investigated may reveal the disease's presence and provide a new way to trac…

Astigmatism

Astigmatism Astigmatism is a very common and often misunderstood condition. Like nearsightedness and farsightedness, astigmatism is a refractive error, not an eye disease, and it is easily treated with eyeglasses or contact lenses. What causes astig…

Myopia and Vitamin D

Time Outdoors and Myopia Optometry Times, August 2013 by Donald O. Mutti, OD, PhD One of the most common stereotypes about the young myope is that he or she is a reader. The Internet age may modify our picture somewhat, but parents and optometrists …

AMD Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration —also called age-related macular degeneration or AMD — is a degenerative condition in which the most sensitive part of the retina (the macula) starts to break down, causing a loss of central vision. Though m…
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