Defense System for Eye Health

Introduction A proper defense system is needed to protect against the invaders that can damage eye health.  We know that they exist and the best way to protect our eye health is to stop them before they have a chance to do any damage. […]

Eye Health and your Diet

Introduction Taking supplements is important but we must not neglect getting the proper nutrition through our diet that will help our eye health. We must be selective in our diet and incorporate healthy nutritious food and avoid food that is not nutritious and has harmful ingredients. Fresh fruit and vegetables It is important to eat a high-quality diet rich in fruits and vegetables.  I suggest eating at least 75% of your vegetables raw.  That is a practice I personally follow in my own life and I find it to be very helpful.  “Our study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthin.” (1)  Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in green leafy vegetables and eggs. […]

Nutrients for Eye Health

Introduction Replenish vital nutrients for eye health as when they are depleted people tend to day problems with their eyes.  “Research suggests that antioxidants and other important nutrients may reduce your risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. Specific antioxidants can have additional benefits as well; for example, vitamin A protects against blindness, and vitamin C may play a role in preventing or alleviating glaucoma.  Omega-3 essential fatty acids appear to help the eye in a variety of ways, from alleviating symptoms of dry eye syndrome to guarding against macular damage.” (1)  Consider these nutrients for your eye health. […]

The Complete List of Eye Cataract Symptoms

A cataract is a visual impairment where the lens of the eye, which is just behind the iris and pupil, becomes cloudy and opaque. This is the most common cause of visual impairment in people aged 40 and older and is the world’s leading cause of blindness. According to Prevent Blindness America, there are more cases of cataracts than there are cases of diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration combined. Over 22 million Americans are diagnosed with cataracts, and the number is expected to exceed 30 million by the year 2020. […]

Complete List of All Types of Eye Drops

You have a lot of choices when it comes to eye drops; the drops you use will depend on the symptoms you are experiencing and the severity of your condition. Eyedrops range from simple rewetting drops for contact lens wearers to medicated versions you can only get via a prescription. If you visit the eye doctor, you may encounter drops used specifically for dilating eyes or to eliminate pain during a procedure. Learning more about the different types of drops can help you make the best choices for your eyes and ensure you get the help you need for more serious or significant conditions. […]