Fashion isn’t the only criteria that you need to consider when choosing your eyewear. There are a variety of choices such as corrective lenses, sunglasses and protective eyewear. Let’s take a look at the reasons behind choosing the last two eyewear choices. [Read more…]
Eating a nutritious diet, maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking can lower your risk of eye disease.
Foods that boost eye health include dark green leafy greens, cold water fish and citrus fruits. A study recently published in the journal Ophthalmology showed that a diet rich in vitamin C can cut the risk of cataract progression by nearly a third.[i] [Read more…]
Welcome to Healthy Vision Month!
It’s fitting that Mother’s Day falls within this month since (as usual) Mom was right. Remember all those times she told you to eat your vegetables? Guess what — not only did they help you grow “big and strong” they also made sure that your vision was protected! [Read more…]
This month we’ll be sharing tips following the theme of Healthy Vision Month.
Did you know that approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma. All of these conditions can cause visual impairment or blindness, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI).[i] [Read more…]
Sports-related injuries happen to us all, but one of the worst kinds of injury is an eye injury. Eye injuries that occur during these activities can also impact a person for a lifetime, so let’s do what we can to protect young athletes by using these seven simple tips: [Read more…]