Eyecare Wellness

Healthy Diet Tips that Support Eye Health and Wellness

2018-03-07T16:11:34+00:00

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 [...]

Healthy Diet Tips that Support Eye Health and Wellness 2018-03-07T16:11:34+00:00

An Eye Test May Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

2018-02-26T10:46:26+00:00

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 [...]

An Eye Test May Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease 2018-02-26T10:46:26+00:00

Diabetes Patients With Related Eye Damage At Higher Risk Of Fall Injury

2018-02-13T16:32:43+00:00

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. [...]

Diabetes Patients With Related Eye Damage At Higher Risk Of Fall Injury 2018-02-13T16:32:43+00:00

Exercise Can Also Protect Your Eyesight

2018-02-08T12:24:26+00:00

Findings of a new study presented at the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in November 2017 have shown that people who exercise may significantly reduce their risk for glaucoma.     Glaucoma Glaucoma happens when fluids build up in the front part of the eye and increase pressure, causing damage to [...]

Exercise Can Also Protect Your Eyesight 2018-02-08T12:24:26+00:00

Your Eyes May Hold Clue To Alzheimer’s Risk

2018-01-26T08:56:42+00:00

Findings of a new study have revealed that small opacities that cover the blood vessels in the retina, known as the retinal amyloid plaque, may indicate early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The findings mean that caregivers, families and patients may receive an earlier diagnosis, allowing them to take the necessary action to slow the progression of the [...]

Your Eyes May Hold Clue To Alzheimer’s Risk 2018-01-26T08:56:42+00:00
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