Obesity rates have nearly tripled globally since 1975. In 2015-2016, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) found that 39.8% of adults and 18.5% of children in the U.S. suffer from obesity. Being overweight and obese can affect your quality of life in many ways. Learn more about obesity and how it affects your health, including your eyes. Continue reading How Obesity Damages Vision
We talk about the importance of nutrition for eye health, but the impact poor nutrition can have on eyesight is extreme. One set of parents learned how much their son’s eating habits affected his eyes when their physicians identified their 17-year-old as legally blind due to his poor nutrition. Continue reading Don’t Be Blind to the Impact of Nutrition On the Eyes
Being preemptive about your overall health is the best way to avert certain illnesses. The same applies to your eye health. A recently-released report states zeaxanthin and lutein could save your vision and your wallet in the long run.
Do you think your kids could give up their screens for a week? Now is the time to try! Continue reading Screen-Free Week Is Here!
Learn how EyePromise® Restore ingredients work together to protect and improve your eye health. Continue reading Part 1- EyePromise Restore Ingredients: What Do They Do?
It’s estimated that 1.8 million people have age-related eye health issues, while 7.3 million are at risk. Which are you?
Continue reading How Do I Know if I Have Age-Related Eye Health Issues?
We don’t think of the eyes as being an extension of the brain, but they are! In fact, eye health can mirror brain health. New research shows certain eye exams can determine the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s.
Continue reading The Eye-Brain Connection You Should Know About
As winter approaches and the temperature falls, we have come to expect the onset of the hectic holiday season. Traveling, gathering with friends and family, keeping up with work, school, and other commitments – it all adds up to stress! Perhaps this is part of the reason it is not uncommon to get sick at this time of year. Why not bring the craziness down a notch this year with a steaming mug of tea? Especially with a tea that has nutritional properties to help your body and eyes meet their many demands. Continue reading The Power of Turmeric – By Sandra Young, OD
Is it possible to enjoy a sweet treat that is also good for eye health? Yes!
You’d be amazed to hear the stories of people who’ve hurt their eyes while trying to complete a Halloween costume. Keep your family’s eyes injury-free with these 4 tips.
Continue reading Halloween Costumes: What’s Safe For Your Eyes