Category Archives: Vision Health

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 answer may be as simple as adding antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables to their diet. Researchers from China and…
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IN THE NEWS: Chinese Province Bans App-Based Homework

This Chinese Province Has A Good Idea To Save Children's Vision! A recent article in The Guardian highlights an important topic: technology-use and your child's eyesight. It has been argued by many vision experts that we must beware! The use of laptops, pads and phones can be a strain on the eyes of children. There…
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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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