When it comes to our eyes, it’s difficult to remember all the terminology that accompanies the amazing things they can do. Things like acuity, photophobia, and photostress recovery may seem complicated, but they’re the abilities that your eyes utilize every day to help you navigate the world. One of those important abilities that is less well known is called contrast sensitivity. Continue reading Contrast Sensitivity and It’s Importance for Vision
In some of our recent blogs, we’ve talked about nutrition, why food isn’t enough, and what supplementation can do for us, but there are a lot of choices in the world of vitamins. From specialized alphabet vitamins (A, B, C, D, E) to holistic multi-vitamins, they can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, doses, and qualities. So, how can you know which one(s) you should take?
To help you with choosing a high-quality product, here are a few things to look for when checking into a vitamin brand. Continue reading How to Find a Good Vitamin
Nutrition is a buzz word for many of us, and we know it’s important for a healthy lifestyle. We also know that getting all the nutrients our bodies, specifically our eyes, need through our diet alone can be difficult. Short of having a personal chef who assembles lavishly nutritious meals for you daily, it’s safe to say that most of us don’t have the time, resources, or know-how to eat for our eyes. That’s why supplements and vitamins were created. Continue reading What Are Supplements/Vitamins & How Do They Work?
At this point, we likely know that nutrition is important for all aspects of our health, including eye health. That’s why brightly colored fruits and vegetables, fish, and leafy greens are foods we should try to incorporate into what we eat every day. But how much would we need to eat to get what our eyes really need from our food? Continue reading Why Supplementation Is Important
Over the past 3-4 years, the popularity of esports and gaming, in general, has grown exponentially, and the recent pandemic has only greased the wheels for this growth. Social distancing and quarantining have created a gap in our social structure, and gaming is not only a great way of connecting remotely, it’s a great distraction from all the chaos. Continue reading COVID Outbreak Increases Gaming
When it comes to vitamins and supplements, a lot of brands would claim that they’re “supported by science.” However, that “science” is hardly ever for the formula as a whole, and it’s often in the form of clinical studies, which are hard enough for clinicians to understand. EyePromise DVS is one of the unique formulations that has been tested in a clinical trial, and we’re breaking down the results so you can understand what all that science means for you.
Continue reading Science Simplified: EyePromise DVS & DiVFuSS
Vascular health is important to every part of your body, but you may not know how much it can affect your vision. We’re talking debilitating vision distortion and even vision loss! Learn more about vascular health and your eyes in our newest video, where our Scientific Advisory Board members answer the top 5 most googled questions about the topic. Continue reading Google Q&A: How Does Cardiovascular Health Affect Vision?
November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the 14th of November is National Diabetes Awareness Day. There are few conditions that take a toll on the body the way diabetes does. From the inner working of vital organs to extremities like toes and fingers, many bodily functions can be impacted. To help bring about awareness, we’re sharing some information about diabetes. Continue reading What You Should Know About Diabetes & Eye Health
While we’ve all been focused on the current global COVID-19 pandemic, there’s another health concern that’s been steadily on the rise: diabetes. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and we’re talking about this health concern because it’s the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. and impacts almost every part of the body. Diabetes is also the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, kidney failure, amputations, heart failure, and stroke and has been linked to heart disease, dental disease, and nerve damage. Here’s what you need to know about this growing health crisis. Continue reading Diabetes: The Silent Pandemic
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatalities on the road occur three times more often at night than during the day even though only a quarter of all driving is done at night. In low-light conditions, your depth perception, ability to distinguish color and contrast as well as your peripheral vision all worsen.