Category Archives: Senior Vision Health

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 percent of people with glaucoma have no idea that they have it. In 2013, there was…
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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 amount of vitamins in order for them…
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Myopia Control

In what way then does ortho-k work in slowing down the progression of myopia? Well, it boils down to how myopia really develops and progresses.
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Kale Recipes for Vision Health

"...green and yellow fruits and vegetables are packed with lutein and zeaxanthin, two nutrients that seem to protect the retina against oxidative damage and decrease risk for AMD. (The mineral zinc, and other antioxidants, such as beta carotene, have also been shown in some studies to provide protection against AMD.)...
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Article: Dangers of Laser Eye Surgery

What is most important to eye care patients is knowing exactly that are the risks. Please see Health Canada's official informational release on the subject. Although we believe that many can get laser surgery without complications, it is critical that you realize what could happen in an worse-case scenario.
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Article: 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 camera lens to adjust the eye's focus and enable clear vision both up close and far away.
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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 track disease progression. The researchers, from Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and the University of Hong Kong, examined…
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