One day while driving down the road, Arlyn noticed something odd about the way the telephone poles looked when he passed by. “I would tell my wife, as I drove down the road, that the telephone poles looked like they were pregnant,” Arlyn said. Whenever he looked at something with vertical lines, the lines had a wave to them.
According to a recent study, women with a genetic predisposition for age-related eye health issues significantly increase their odds of developing the eye health problems if they smoke heavily, don’t exercise or don’t eat a balanced diet. Age-related eye health issues can cause severe vision loss in adults over the age of 55, affecting millions of Americans each year. Continue reading Women Who Smoke At Higher Risk of Developing Age-Related Eye Health Issues
Driving at night can make anyone uncomfortable, especially driving in an unfamiliar place. But it’s a fact that 40% of drivers age 40 and up are uncomfortable driving at night. Here’s why… Continue reading Why It’s So Difficult Driving At Night
There has been a heightened focus recently on the role of nutrition for eye health. While nutrition’s role in the aging eye is widely recognized, questions remain around what effect specific nutrients may have on younger, healthy eyes.Dr. Graham Erickson, optometrist and professor at Pacific University College of Optometry, summarized the research findings in a recent article published in the July/August issue of Advanced Ocular Care (AOC) magazine. Continue reading Article Summary: Enhancing Visual Performance Through Nutrition
When you wake up in the morning, what’s the first thing you do? Many of us grab our cell phones. This means that the first thing we do in our daily lives is expose our eyes to blue light, which damages vision and can make our eyes feel dry and strained. Continue reading Blue Light: What It Is And How It Hurts Vision
We all know it: smoking is bad for pretty much every part of our body. Smoking cigarettes can cause a variety of health issues, including different types of cancers, autoimmune diseases and even vision loss.
It’s obvious that food has a huge role in your overall health. But did you know that what you eat affects your vision? In fact, poor nutrition is linked to the leading cause of blindness in the U.S.– age-related eye health issues. Continue reading You Are What You Eat
2014 Silver Slugger Utilizes the EyePromise brand of Eye Vitamins to Gain a Competitive Edge on the Field
ST. LOUIS (July 15th , 2015) – EyePromise, the leading brand of NSF Certified nutritional products for eye health, gives athletes a competitive edge by maximizing on-field performance through better vision and reaction time.
“I was introduced to EyePromise prior to the 2014 season by our team eye doctor,” said Neil Walker. “Vision is such an important part of the game.
Perhaps no sport demands superior vision and reflexes quite like skeet and trap shooting. These athletes are required to shoot four inch discs travelling at speeds of more than 70 miles-per-hour. To add to the challenge, targets are in random order, so their flights can’t be anticipated.
“Being able to see targets quickly and clearly is paramount to success in our game,” said Alexander “AJ” Dupre.
While many people feel uncomfortable driving at night, most of us don’t think about how well we are able to see during twilight times. But, according to Optometry and Vision Science, a simple testing method has been developed to identify people who find it difficult driving during twilight.