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Age-Related Eye Health: Proactive vs. Reactive Care

While declining vision may happen with age, age-related eye health concerns doesn't have to be a part of growing old.With an aging population, it’s important for eye care professionals to know the changes that occur throughout the years. Declining vision is a typical side effect of aging, with patients noticing changes between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. While declining vision may be unavoidable, Dr. Raymond Brill knows that age-related eye health concerns don’t have to be part of the picture. Continue reading Age-Related Eye Health: Proactive vs. Reactive Care

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Make Your Vision a Priority This Year

Happy patientNew Year’s resolutions can be daunting. From shedding pounds to waking up earlier, these things take discipline. But, some life-changes are easier to make than others.
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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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Tips from the Doctor: Dr. Shechtman On the Eye and Nutrition

Dr. Diana Shechtman talks about how you can protect your vision from age related eye health issues. Age-related eye health issues are by far the most common cause of vision loss among the elderly. Although we do not have a cure, numerous studies have shown that the right nutrition and nutritional supplementations can reduce the risk & progression of these issues. It is important to keep in mind that the right nutrients that protect you from age-related eye health issues are best derived from dietary intake.  Thus, taking an eye vitamin should be an addition to and not a substituted for a proper diet.

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