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Guide to Eye Health

  • Eyes and Nutrition

    How does nutrition impact ocular health? A balanced diet should provide all the nutrients required for optimum eye health. Nutrients are vital for healthy eyes. Many nutrients help to support eye function, and serve as protection against harmful light. In this way, nutrients may reduce the risk of age-related degenerative ocular diseases that can put your vision in danger.
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  • Can the Eyes Help Detect Anorexia?

    Recent research indicates eye movements could reveal the early signs of anorexia. What is anorexia? Anorexia nervosa, more commonly referred to as ‘anorexia’, is a
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  • 9 Ways Your Eyes are a Window to Your Health

    People say your eyes are the window to your soul. But did you know they can be the window to your health? Most people know
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  • Can High Blood Pressure Affect the Eyes?

    High blood pressure (hypertension) can damage your eyes, and your eye doctor can spot the signs even before you do. Many people know that high
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  • Eye-mazing Facts About Eyes

    Did you know that your eyes are the 2nd most complex organ in our bodies? Did you know that only one-sixth of your eye is
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  • Teens, Smoking and Blindness

    A staggering 95% of teens are unaware smoking can lead to blindness. Most people are aware that smoking raises the risk of developing cancer, heart
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  • Eye Health

    Eyes are known as the ‘windows to your soul’, but they are the window to your health as well. Diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, heart and vascular diseases, and even some forms of cancer could be detected during an eye exam. According to Eye-Q, over 20% of Americans say an eye doctor detected a health issue - not related to the eyes.
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  • Does Smoking Affect the Eyes? 

    Smoking, especially over a long period of time, can have a major effect on your eye health and vision. The effects of cigarettes and tobacco on health are widely known, but few understand the negative impact they can have on eye health and vision. 
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  • 9 Ways Eyes Change With Age 

    As you age, you may discover that your vision just isn’t as sharp as it used to be. Vision changes can occur over time and cause you to wonder if what you are experiencing is normal or if you should schedule an appointment with your eye doctor.
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  • Eyes and Allergies

    Up to 25 percent of people worldwide suffer from eye allergies. If you suffer from red, sore allergic eyes, there are several ways to prevent this condition from affecting your life. Allergies are a common complaint, and can cause a great deal of discomfort— sneezing, sniffling, stuffy nose, and itchy throat can all affect your daily functioning.
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