Our eyes are inundated with visual messages from the moment our eyelids pop up. Often, the views we soak in bring us pleasure and delight. Who does not enjoy looking into the faces of our loved ones? And can enough ever be said for the beautiful sunrises and sunsets that usher our days in and [...]
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Thanks to the miracles of modern medicine and research, medical experts are able to apply the principles of health and wellness as preventative measures for good health. This is true of all aspects of physical well-being including eye care. What is amazing is that these investigators are discovering that many illnesses can be interrupted or [...]
It may soon be possible to diagnose Alzheimer's disease through routine visits to opticians as researchers develop an optical imaging system that can detect a hallmark of the degenerative disease. Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting up to 80 percent of dementia cases. The condition is marked by problems [...]
Drinking one cup of hot tea at least once a day may significantly lower your risk of developing glaucoma, a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. One of the Top Causes of Blindness Glaucoma causes fluid pressure to build up inside the eyes, damaging the optic nerve. The disease is among the top [...]
Diabetics with related eye damage called retinopathy are more likely to fall compared with diabetes patients who have not developed vision problems. What Is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy happens when high blood sugar levels cause damage to the blood vessels in the retina. This damage causes blurred vision, difficulty in distinguishing colors, and even blindness. [...]