This easy and delicious recipe is good for the both the eyes and the stomach! Continue reading Visionary Kitchen – Stuffed Pepper Recipe For Healthy Eyes
Eye allergies can be caused by multiple factors, but the outcome is almost always the same: it can make you miserable. If your eyes feel itchy and dry (or watery), you’re not alone.
Continue reading Allergy Season Is Here: 5 Ways to Find Relief From Itchy and Red Eyes
Vision was voted Americans’ most coveted sense. When that sense begins to fade, it can take a serious toll on your patients’ daily lives. Macular pigment acts as a pair of internal sunglasses, shielding the eyes from possible damage and protecting their precious sight. Healthy macular pigment optical density (MPOD) is imperative to maintaining visual function into later years, and an accurate measurement of patient MPOD is paramount for evaluating overall eye health. Continue reading What Measuring MPOD Can Do for Your Practice
Being able to measure macular pigment optical density (MPOD) offers a new option for an in-depth look at patients’ eye health. Paul S. Bernstein, along with a panel of experts in carotenoid physiology and macular pigment measurement, reviewed published literature and used their clinical experience to form an educated opinion on the value of MPOD measurement. They agreed that noninvasive macular pigment measurement is an important screening tool for Continue reading The Patient Value of Measuring MPOD
As temperatures continue to warm up, it feels like summer is within reach. This means longer days accompanied by vacations, picnics, bike rides, hiking, pool parties, lake trips and countless more activities that only happen during the summer months. But with longer days come a longer exposure to blue light, which can add to the trouble experienced by your patients. Continue reading Protect Your Patients Eyes During Longer Days
More and more of us spend our days working in front of a computer, laptop or other digital devices. In fact, The American Optometric Association (AOA) says that the average American worker spends seven hours a day on the computer either in the office or working from home. Because of this, so many of us are exposed to harmful amounts of blue light which can result in something called digital eye strain. Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Digital Eye Strain
Over 180 Fab Over 50 readers were polled about their eye health, and we learned some pretty surprising facts! Continue reading Are You Taking Your Eye Health Seriously?
Hot flashes, fatigue and irritability aren’t the only signs of menopause. Burning, itchy eyes is very common in menopausal women, but is often overlooked and not thought as connected to menopause. Continue reading The Often-Ignored Menopause Symptom – Dry and Gritty Eyes
These spring rolls will make both your eyes and stomach happy. Check out this recipe from Visionary Kitchen by Sandra Young, OD. Continue reading Eye Health Recipe – Shrimp & Sweet Potato Spring Rolls
As spring begins, there are a few changes we will start to notice. The temperatures are warming up; the trees and bushes are budding; and the flowers are blooming. Unfortunately, foliage is not the only thing that sprouts every spring. For some, spring time means the onset of allergies, and with them, dry, itchy, burning, watery and/or irritated eyes. These eye health burdens are symptoms of occasional dry eye. Continue reading Allergies or Occasional Dry Eye? Maybe It’s Both.