Inflammation and the Body

Inflammation is a natural bodily process intended to help heal an injured area by flooding it with blood and nutrients. However, inflammation can cause a host of problems in our bodies that interfere with daily functioning when the body overreacts, reacts too often, or begins attacking its own cells. Treating inflammation can ease a host [...]

Inflammation and the Body 2018-05-21T11:39:28+00:00

What is Diabetes?

Many people know the basics about diabetes or know someone suffering from the condition, but there are many finer details they haven’t been made privy to. Diabetes is a condition that can lead to many other health problems, including eye health problems, so it’s worth going over the different types of diabetes, how they’re caused, [...]

What is Diabetes? 2018-05-21T11:39:33+00:00

What are Free Radicals

A free radical is an atom or group of atoms that has an unpaired electron and is therefore unstable and highly reactive. Free radicals can be formed through natural human processes or as a result of the environment. Free radicals can result from diet, stress, smoking, alcohol, exercise, inflammation, drugs or exposure to sunlight and [...]

What are Free Radicals 2018-05-21T11:39:38+00:00

The Importance of Visiting Your Eye Doctor

Are you the type of person who doesn’t visit the eye doctor on a regular basis? If that’s you, you’re not alone. It’s much more common for people to submit to a twice-yearly exam at their dentist’s office. Or at the very least, they’ll go to their doctor at least once a year for a [...]

The Importance of Visiting Your Eye Doctor 2018-05-21T11:39:43+00:00

What are Eye Floaters?

Simply defined, eye floaters are dark specks in the form of dots, circles, lines, or cobwebs that appear to move across your field of vision. They can take many shapes, sizes and numbers, and appear to drift aimlessly. Eye floaters never seem to stay still when you focus on them, rather they move in different [...]

What are Eye Floaters? 2018-05-21T11:40:18+00:00

What Type of Vision Correction Should I Get?

Whether you’re starting your journey to better vision, or have been wearing glasses for a long time, you may be wondering what options exist for vision correction, and the strengths and weaknesses of each. Should you stick with glasses, which are easy to take care of, but bulky on your face? Or contacts that don’t [...]

What Type of Vision Correction Should I Get? 2018-05-21T11:40:23+00:00

What is Glaucoma?

Most people have heard of Glaucoma, but most don’t necessarily understand what it is and how you can tell if you might be at-risk. While the most common form of glaucoma has no symptoms besides slow loss of eyesight, others can cause acute pain and require emergency treatment. Let’s discuss what exactly Glaucoma is, what [...]

What is Glaucoma? 2018-05-21T11:40:28+00:00

How Does Arthritis Affects Your Eyes

Most people associate joint pain and inflammation with arthritis, so it’s almost surprising how many different ways that different types of arthritis can affect your eyes. The outlook isn’t good if you don’t learn to recognize the warnings signs or get your eyes checked on a regular basis. So here’s a guide for different problems [...]

How Does Arthritis Affects Your Eyes 2018-05-21T11:40:43+00:00

How Eyes Can Be Affected By Diabetes

If you have diabetes, then you need to take special care when it comes to your eyesight. More than most other people, you need to make sure that you’re seeing an eye care professional on a yearly basis at minimum. Eye screenings will also be necessary to catch issues before they become a complete problem. [...]

How Eyes Can Be Affected By Diabetes 2018-05-21T11:40:32+00:00

4 Ways To Naturally Improve Your Eye Health

Good eye health doesn’t just come from getting regular checkups at an optometrist’s office and wearing eye protection in your day to day life. Eye health is just as linked to what you eat and drink, and like all aspects of physical health, it starts from the inside. If you’re interested in promoting the lifelong [...]

4 Ways To Naturally Improve Your Eye Health 2018-05-21T11:40:38+00:00