Nearly 60% of Americans require vision correction by the time they reach adulthood, but standard treatments such as corrective lenses or surgery may in fact contribute to further visual impairment. Fortunately, many vision problems can be prevented or treated through the use of nutrition, eye exercises, behavioral optometry, biofeedback, Ayurvedic medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine.
Even those of us who are proactive about our health may be ignoring something important. We eat right. We exercise. But even if we go for regular eye exams and wear sunglasses on sunny days, Read More
The eye plays a crucial role in vision and how the brain gets to perceive certain intuitions. As a matter of fact, the eye is the most advanced sensory organ in the body. Often, people Read More
Are you a person who has an eye problem (low vision) and do not ever wish to wear glasses? If you are the one then because there is an excellent opportunity for you to see Read More
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Back-to-school season may seem more challenging than ever this year. Whether our children will be learning in school, virtually or a hybrid of both, one of the most important, yet often overlooked necessities for learning Read More
If you have never been to a specialist for an eye exam or you never visited the ophthalmologist before, then you may be concerned about going to get an examination. You might have some questions Read More
(Family Features) Studies repeatedly emphasize the importance of diagnosing vision problems at an early age, but that’s something many parents assume is being covered by their children’s school system. In reality, an estimated one in Read More
Summer often means long hours in the sun. We all are aware of the dangers that UV rays cause to our skin, and we make a lot of effort to protect it from that, but Read More
Do your children watch a lot of television or spend a lot of time in front of digital devices like computers, tablets, and smart phones? Do they tend to experience headaches, neck/shoulder pain, eye strain, Read More
Eye health is important at any age, beginning with young children. Maintaining eye health starts with scheduling regular screenings and comprehensive eye examinations. Vision screenings and eye exams are critical to detect problems like amblyopia, Read More
Eye health is often taken for granted. Today’s holistically trained healthcare providers and ophthalmologists believe that properly maintaining the marvelous phenomenon of eyesight requires taking into consideration genetics, diet, toxin exposures, life environments and our belief systems.
Viewing the condition of the eyes as a reflection of whole body health means that lifestyle and diet choices play major roles. In general, a diet high in beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, and sulfur-bearing amino acids can be helpful. Foods containing such nutrients include garlic, onions, beans, spinach, celery, turnips, yellow and orange vegetables, green leafy vegetables, seaweed, apples, oranges and tomatoes.