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The Benefits of B Vitamins on Aging Eyes

B vitamins provide a number of health benefits.

Healthy lifestyle changes can have an incredible impact on the risk of developing health concerns. Eating right and exercising reduce the risk of issues like high blood pressure and heart disease. The AREDS 2 study proved that certain vitamins and minerals can positively affect aging eye health. Recent science has shown that certain B vitamins can also reduce the risk of developing age-related eye health issues.
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Are There Eye Health Benefits of CoQ10?

Living a healthier life has become a goal for most people in the country. Society is making the conscious effort to eat better foods with more nutritional value, and the missing ingredients are being fulfilled with supplementation. An antioxidant that has been growing in popularity is coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 offers several benefits for whole-body health that helps with energy production for cell growth and maintenance and the protection from harmful molecules. While the body produces the antioxidant naturally, the levels produced decrease with age. Continue reading Are There Eye Health Benefits of CoQ10?

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What Can Folic Acid Do for Your Patients?

It’s universal at this point that vitamins and minerals are necessary for good health. Nutrients like Vitamins A, C, and D are well-known for their health benefits. But these vitamins do more than support overall health; they’re essential for eye health, as well, offering benefits for eye surface health and retinal cellular structure. A vitamin that has recently grown in popularity for eye and overall health is folate and folic acid. Continue reading What Can Folic Acid Do for Your Patients?

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Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Stronger Together

Researching what vitamins are right for you can turn into a confusing rabbit hole. Especially when it comes to eye health vitamins. Zeaxanthin and lutein are two of the most popular vitamins you’ll find for eye health, but do we really need both?  Continue reading Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Stronger Together

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Dr. Gailmard’s Tips for Customer Service

Dr. Neil GailmardRunning a practice can be a wonderful yet terrifying experience. There are many different aspects that must be considered. One area that is often overlooked is office policies. Policies about daysoff, being late, and customer care are all necessary to run a successful eye care practice. But as some of you may know, these policies can hinder the service for your patients. Neil Gailmard, OD, MBA, FAAO, has seen this happen time and time again, and in his practice, he keeps customer service top-of-mind. Continue reading Dr. Gailmard’s Tips for Customer Service