Occasional dry eye can have an enormous impact on the quality of one’s life. Just ask Lori B. of Irving, TX. She’s struggled with the issue for about three years.
Tears play a powerful role in keeping your eyes nourished and protecting your vision. Occasional dry eye is a common condition in which the tear ducts make insufficient tears for lubricating and nourishing the eye.
From rigorous nutrition programs to cutting-edge vision training, the United States miliary as long been at the forefront of human performance and nutrition. Keeping a U.S. soldier’s vision at optimal levels has been seen as paramount since the days of the Second World War.
Dealing with age-related eye health issues isn’t easy. Just ask internationally acclaimed actress Judi Dench. Most famous for her role as “M” in films like “Quantum of Solace”, “Skyfall 007” and “Golden Eye 007”, the star announced last year that these vision issues has affected both of her eyes and she can no longer read scripts.
For years, Chrissy Barth found herself waking up in the middle of the night due to her occasional dry eyes. Her debilitating condition led to multiple cornea abrasions and caused a great deal of discomfort.
“I was losing sleep because of it,” she wrote. “It started back in October of 2013.”
Chrissy serves as the Arizona Cardinals dietitian for the National Football League (NFL). In addition to her duties with the Cardinals, she works with an array of athletes from around the Phoenix-metro area and does consultation work for the Center for Athletic Performance in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her jobs keep her on the move, with little time to think about constantly having to address her occasional dry eyes.
Do you start your morning checking e-mail from your phone before your feet hit the floor? Most of us do. In fact, most office workers today spend a large portion of time at work sitting in front of a computer screen. We even use digital devices at home to unwind. You may not realize it, but we spend a great deal of time interacting with our electronic devices. But, we rarely pause to think how these activities affect us until the headaches, sore eyes, and blurry vision forces us to stop what we were doing
Did you know that by age forty, 40% of people feel uncomfortable and unsafe driving at night? According to a May 2014 study by market research firm Toluna and EyePromise, unease with night driving is an issue that disrupts everyday life for many people.
Do you have a tough time driving in foggy weather? There’s a solution: a new study reports that the density of your macular pigment can boost your ability to see distant objects in hazy conditions.
University of Georgia researchers simulated hazy conditions to test the distance vision of participants with varying levels of macular pigment density. The study was published in the journal of Optometry and Vision Science.
Do your eyes feel itchy or scratchy? Do your eyes sting or burn? If so, you might be suffering from symptoms of occasional dry eye.
According to Sean Mulqueeny, OD,of Mulqueeny Eye Centers who has been treating patients with occasional dry eye for more than 23 years, there are a number of misconceptions surrounding this health issue.
A recent survey reveals people begin to experience anxiety with driving at night even at young ages, with 40 percent of drivers reporting concerns before age 40. Night driving is not only a problem for the driver who feels unsafe but is also a pervasive issue because it has the potential to impact everyone on the road. Vision plays a key role with low-light conditions and glare limiting the ability to see at night and react quickly. The good news is research shows an effective solution to the problem lies right before our eyes.