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
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
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.
Most Americans alter their driving habits during darkness. According to the 2014 Toluna and EyePromise study, precautions taken when driving in the dark include:
Continue reading Are You Scared To Drive At Night?
When most women think of menopausal symptoms, they imagine hot flashes, moodiness and night sweats. But there’s one symptom that’s often forgotten when hormones begin to fluctuate – occasional dry eye. In fact, occasional dry eye affects 61 percent of menopausal women, according to an article by the Huffington Post.
In the rush of daily life, sometimes we forget a little ritual that’s very important for our health and well-being — we forget to take the vitamins and medications that our doctors have prescribed for us.
Imagine a time when you started to feel sick and feverish. The symptoms can range from feeling achy, to your face being flushed and hot. Just like how you feel an onset sickness attacking your body, signs of eye health issues can also be noticed.
Signs of age-related eye health issues vary, but are always worth taking note of, as age-related eye health issues are the leading cause of vision loss for those over the age of 50. Here are a few of the well-known signs of deteriorating eye health.
Heart disease and age-related eye health issues have much in common. We believe that age-related eye health issues constitutes a “sick eye in a sick body.” A growing body of evidence supports a link between unhealthy vision and cardiovascular disease.