How To Protect Your Eyes From Glaucoma


Glaucoma is one disease that patients may fail to worry about until it's too late. With early prevention, it's possible to delay the symptoms or onset of glaucoma. Here are some ways to protect your eyes from this disease.  Diet Diet is another aspect of great eye care, and there are several foods that you can include in your diet to protect your vision. Foods that are high in vitamin C, such as citrus fruits, broccoli, and peppers, can help to keep your eyes healthy.

13 November 2015

Have Blue Eyes? 2 Health Problems You Are More Likely To Face


It may at first sound strange that your eye color can predict health problems you may face in the future, but your eye color is caused by just a few genes. Many health problems can now be predicted by analyzing a person's genes, but you don't need any special tests to find out your eye color. Blue eyes also have less pigment that brown eyes, and that makes sun exposure more damaging to them.

30 September 2015

Three Eye Strain Prevention Suggestions For Parents


Does your family own several electronic devices like many other modern-day families? If so, you could be placing yourselves at risk for eye strain. Perhaps you limit the amount of time your children are allowed to use computers and other devices. This is a good practice, but more can be done to reduce the chances of eye strain occurring. The following suggestions can help you to begin putting into practice some simple techniques to protect your family.

23 September 2015

An Overview Of Photochromic Lenses And How They Can Mitigate Migraines


Needing to change between sunglasses and prescription glasses every time that you go inside or outside can be a real pain. Thankfully, there is a solution for you.  Light sensitive sunglasses (also known as photochromic lenses) are an impressive technological feat that combines the visibility of traditional glasses with the protection and comfort of sunglasses. To help you get a better idea of whether photochromic lenses are right for you, here is a breakdown of how they work:

22 September 2015

Four Ways To Deal With Ptosis Symptoms


Ptosis is a serious medical condition that causes one or both of your upper eyelids to droop, sitting below their normal placement. In some situations, the drooping can be severe enough that it can shield part of the pupil and actually hinder your vision. It's typically the result of weakened muscles in your eyelid or tendon damage in that area. If your optometrist has diagnosed you with ptosis, there are exercises that can help improve your symptoms.

17 September 2015