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Doctor’s Tips: Dr. Erickson on Blue Light Protection for Indoors and Outside

Blue light exposure can harm your vision over time. Learn how you can protect your long-term vision now! Sunglasses have enjoyed immense popularity over time. This is in part because tinted eyewear can enhance the quality of your vision. On a bright sunny day the retina in the back of your eye becomes saturated and your ability to judge contrast sensitivity, or discern fine detail, is reduced. Sunglasses essentially help you to eliminate the ‘visual noise’ to enhance your visual performance. In addition, proper sunglasses can protect the eye from potentially harmful blue light.

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4 Benefits of CoQ10

CoQ10 offers antioxidant protection against cell damage and improves endothelial cell function.Cells are individual units of life, therefore giving us life. Ever wonder what gives cells life? The answer to that is CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10), a substance that gives cells the energy to move, divide, and contract.

Along with giving our cells energy, CoQ10 also provides protection as an antioxidant against cell damage and improves endothelial cell function. (Endothelial cells are the thin layer of cells lining the interior surface of blood vessels and lymphatic vessels.)

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Driving at Night: 3 quick tips for dealing with glare and brightness

Did you know 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? Here are 3 quick tips for dealing with glare and brightness while night driving. 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.

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Report Finds Zeaxanthin and Lutein Vitamins Could Save Billions

Report says zeaxanthin and lutein supplements could save you money in the long run as your vision ages. By building up your macular pigment with zeaxanthin and lutein, you could potentially avoid age related eye heath issues. When it comes to your health, eating well and exercising are important, but are they enough? When it comes to your eyesight, the answer is no. While prevention is key to preserving healthy vision, a recently released report also states zeaxanthin and lutein vitamins could save you money in the long run.

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4 Tips on Protecting Vision From Blue Light

Blue light that comes from our phones, laptops, and televisions can actually harm our vision in the long run. Here are 4 tips to protect your vision from harmful blue light. Your morning probably started off like any other day. You might have watched the weather report on your flatscreen television before jumping in the shower, answered an email on your tablet shortly after getting dressed or texted a friend from your smart phone while eating breakfast. Odds are, you didn’t think about the blue light you were exposed to nor how this could affect your vision in the future…

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Eight Tips to Protect Your Vision Today

Did you know it’s been estimated that up to three-quarters of blindness and vision loss cases could have either been prevented or treated prior? In fact, the three easiest ways to maintain optimal eye health are to adopt a healthy lifestyle, attend regular eye exams and protect your eyes from injury. Today, we’re sharing some additional tips to protect your vision. Continue reading Eight Tips to Protect Your Vision Today